Students will carry dildos (again) to protest new campus-carry law in Texas. Pro-gun students believe the University of Texas-Austin is violating their rights by letting professors keep guns out ...
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It permits licensed gun owners aged 21 and older to carry concealed handguns in most places on public university campuses, including dorms and classrooms.
No sooner had the free speech, anti-gun dildos gone home safe in the knowledge they wouldn’t be booked, the gun lobby managed to land a photo of a gun on campus in the pages of the New York Times.
The organisers of Campus (Dildo) Carry want you to know they realise that some will find their effort silly, but they say that they are serious. Under a new Texas law that takes effect next year for four-year public colleges and in 2017 for community colleges, people will be able to carry guns on campuses, Inside Higher Ed reported. The law was backed by pro-gun groups and conservative politicians, but opposed by many higher education administrators and faculty members.
This week's UT-Austin protest was dubbed "cocks not glocks" with thousands of rubber dildos passed out and displayed by students to bring attention to the "absurdity" of allowing concealed guns on campus. When Lin and Lopez researched campus obscenity laws last fall, they found that it was illegal to openly display the sex toys and law breakers could receive citations from law enforcement.
“Texas has decided it is not all obnoxious or illegal to allow deadly concealed weapons on campus. But walking around with a dildo could land you in trouble,” Jin said.
“We have crazy laws here but this is by far the craziest, that you can’t bring a dildo on to campus legally but you can bring your gun.
Hundreds of students are planning to stage a protest against new laws which will allow people to carry weapons on campus - by strapping dildos to their backpacks.
UT-Austin students will hold a "strap in" protest against campus carry on Aug. 24, 2016 by carrying dildos to class in violation of the campus' obscenity policy. Campus (DILDO) Carry Facebook ...
On Aug. 1, a so-called "campus carry" law backed by the state's Republican political leaders went into effect that allows concealed handgun license holders aged 21 and older to bring handguns into...