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The Official C@cks Not Glocks Campus-Carry Protest @ UT Tower
August 24, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Cocks Not Glocks event organizers and Students Against Campus Carry welcome students and local protesters to an afternoon-long event taking place at the UT Tower. This team of dedicated organizers has been preparing since 2015 for the August 1st implementation of Senate Bill 11, which legalized campus-carry of handguns at the University of Texas.
At noon, protesters will meet at the base of the UT Tower. From noon to 2 p.m. there will be a number of guest speakers, such as Austin notables Trisha Hinojosa (American Institute for Research) and Nicole Golden (Moms Demand Action). At 2 p.m., a Daily Show Correspondent is even scheduled to cover the event. Following that, the protest will draw to a close with a march to the Texas State Capitol Building.
Founder and organizer Jessica Jin states in the Cocks Not Glocks Facebook event page the necessity of holding this event:
The State of Texas has decided that it is not at all obnoxious to allow deadly concealed weapons in classrooms, however it DOES have strict rules about free sexual expression, to protect your innocence. You would receive a citation for taking a DILDO to class before you would get in trouble for taking a gun to class.
Heaven forbid the penis.
Starting on the first day of Long Session classes on August 24, 2016, we are strapping gigantic swinging dildos to our backpacks in protest of campus carry.
A minimum of 3,400 dildos have been donated to this activist group for today’s event. CNG organizer and Students Against Campus Carry co-founder and vice-president Ana Lopez has been hard at work handing the protest materials out to savvy student protesters leading up to the event, in addition to keeping people on message regarding the goal of exposing the absurdity of SB 11’s passage when campus obscenity laws still ban dildos. Dildonors include Dreamers, Smile Makers, Shane’s World, and even a special set of 100 hand-crafted dildos from a local sculptor.
Get involved through the Cocks Not Glocks Facebook event page, and take the Penal Code into your own hands!
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