Gun rights group to hold fake mass shooting near University of Texas campus
Amid the ongoing debate over guns, the public discourse has turned into an escalation of hyperbole, one that’s reached a new peak with the upcoming plans by a group of guns rights advocates in Texas who are planning on staging a mock mass shooting near the campus of the University of Texas in Austin to protest gun-free zones.
The Open Walk and Crisis Performance Event, as it’s being called, is set to include a march followed by what’s being described as a “theatrical performance,” a mock mass shooting with the campus as a “backdrop.” The mock shooting scheduled for Saturday will include, according to one of its organizers, fake blood and the sound of bullets played over a bullhorn as well as “rescuers” brandishing cardboard guns. Read more…
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