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Open Carry March in Andrews Texas Successful
Gun Watch ^ | 27 January, 2014 | Dean Weingarten

Posted on 01/27/2014 4:48:10 AM PST by marktwain

Members of Come And Take It Assemble for Their Rally
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The open carry rally in Andrews, Texas, went off without a hitch on Saturday, 25 January.    The local headline was:
Gun Rally in Andrews Had Message of Education, Peace

Members of Come and Take It in Andrew, Texas
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This occurred in spite of the arrest of a member of the organization, Michael Keoghan when he was scouting out a route for the rally.   In spite of the controversial arrest, Police Chief Bud Jones insisted that he supported the rights of everyone.  From
One thing is for sure, both police and "Come And take It" organizers had a peaceful, respectful day in Andrews.

"Come And Take It" has over 40 chapters across the state with rallies going on just about every weekend.
The Come And Take It America website  states that their efforts are paying off:
We have been going town to town educating not only the public but the local police departments on laws that they haven’t had to enforce and have forgotten. But what seemed strange earlier this year has become commonplace amongst us Texans. Police departments everywhere are stepping up and respecting our second amendment.
James Franklyn, West Texas Regional Director for "Come And Take It," said that they expect to work with police.  From
"It's in our mission statement that we work hand-in-hand with law enforcement," 
Perhaps Chief Jones and the Andrews police department will reciprocate in the future.

The leading candidate for Governor,  Greg Abbot, has said that he supports legalizing open carry of handguns in Texas.

©2014 by Dean Weingarten: Permission to share is granted when this notice is included.
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TOPICS: Education; Government; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: banglist; comeandtakeit; opencarry; tx
Open carry is being normalized in Texas. Many people have a hard time believing that it is not already legal. Texas is only one of six states that forbid the open carry of handguns in public.
1 posted on 01/27/2014 4:48:11 AM PST by marktwain
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To: marktwain

Sounds like Sheriff Bud Jones needs to be voted out ASAP. No one in office in TX should be that uninformed as to the RTKBA.

2 posted on 01/27/2014 4:50:48 AM PST by txrefugee
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To: marktwain

Okay, this is Andrews, TX after all. 15K people out in the middle of the oil patch and a long way from anywhere else.

3 posted on 01/27/2014 5:29:44 AM PST by FAA
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To: marktwain

In 2010 the Congressional RINOs were happy to welcome the energy of those who were TAXED ENOUGH ALREADY.

The opposite is true today.

The major change happened in 2012 and 2013 when RINO John “Benghazi Coverup” Boehner refused to appoint a Special Prosecutor for Commie Obama’s IRS harassment of TEA Party Organizations.

By this single arrogant protection of Obama, Speaker Boehner became enemy number two for members of the TEA Party.

Additionally, the RINOs want to replace Obamacare with Boehnercare, Ryancare or RINOcare, which proves that RINOs support the continuance of the taxation punishment of working Americans by the illegal Commie mechanism of Mandatory Insurance Taxation.

Lenin would be very proud of both Obama and Boehner.

Any support of Democrats or RINOs is support of Commie Obamacare or its neo-Commie derivatives.

Histroy has shown that most voters have made up their minds by July Fourth, and thus a Convention held after that date is pointless.

The best way to drum the RINOs out of the Republican Party is a massive write in campaign.

If we want to change the Political Party Controlled Voting System, then we must use their system against them.

Only Democrats voted for Obamacare, and therefore all Democrats are to be opposed.

RINOs propose “fixes” to Obamacare, and therefore all RINOs are to be opposed.


Suggested Checks and Balances on Doormat RINOS, Democrats and the Leftstream Media:

!.) Send no money to the DNC or the RNC.

2.) Hold a TAXED ENOUGH ALREADY National Party Convention on April 22, EVERY YEAR FROM NOW ON.

3.) Flood the RINOs taxpayer paid office staff with all manner of irate communication every Wednesday FROM NOW ON.

4.) Write in or leave RINO slots blank on election ballots.

5.) Remember that as of 1-1-2014 we are now a Neo-Communist nation, thanks to Obamacare and our own doormat Congressional Cave In RINOs, and hold rallies and marches to remind the low information voter of that fact.

6.) In 2014 we boot out the RINOs.

7.) In 2015 and 2016 we give the action-based “TEA Party Numerical Constitutional Rating” on every Republican or Independent Federal Politician.

4 posted on 01/27/2014 7:26:25 AM PST by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: marktwain
And then there is New York.

Taken at a WalMart in Buffalo, NY.


5 posted on 01/27/2014 8:12:15 AM PST by KeyLargo
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Support Michael Keoughan! Chief “Bud” Jones falsely arrested this man for legally open carrying his long rifle and pre-1899 black powder pistol. When asked today “Since it is legal to open carry a long rifle and pre-1899 black powder pistol in TX, how can we do so in Andrews sir, without getting arrested for DOC?” To this Mr. Jones responded “You can’t in my city.” Mr. Jones blatantly refuses to uphold the law and instead wants to cater to the irrational emotions of the fearful public. Click here to Support Michael!

6 posted on 01/27/2014 2:41:37 PM PST by ArmedMomKathy
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