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stone space

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Tue Jun 3, 2014, 03:46 PM Jun 2014

Spitting, Stalking, Rape Threats: How Gun Extremists Target Women [View all]


The Female Mannequin Firing Squad

Open Carry Texas takes pains to convey a clean, friendly image in the press. Last November, the group made national news after some 40 members armed with assault rifles showed up outside an Arlington, Texas, restaurant where four women from Moms Demand Action were having lunch. The group released a statement saying it was being misunderstood: "In reality, the peaceful gun owners were posing for a photo." After a rally outside Austin City Hall this April, Grisham told the Texas Tribune, "We're not out there to bait police officers or to scare the community. We wave, we smile, we hand out fliers. If we see someone who seems really nervous, we’ll talk to them."

What the group hasn't publicized are some of its members' more degrading antics. In March, a group of them held a "mad minute" at a firing range, pulverizing a female mannequin with a hail of bullets. They positioned the figure with her hands raised in surrender, naked from the waist up. Afterward, they posed with the bullet-riddled mannequin, her arms blown off and her pants down at her ankles. "Mad minute" is a military expression referring to a burst of rapid fire, and Open Carry Texas members have often referred to Moms Demand Action as "mad moms."

Four of the men who shot up the mannequin were present at the Arlington restaurant, including one listed by Open Carry Texas as a board member and the group's Director of Operations.

Grisham said he was not part of the group at the gun range, but when the mannequin video was posted on Facebook, he commented: "Warms the cockles of my heart." Recently he called women from Moms Demand Action "ignorant, retarded people," and last fall he referred to them as "thugs with jugs."

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Remember the guy carrying sidearm to Obama speech few years back? randys1 Jun 2014 #1
Dupe gejohnston Jun 2014 #2
I'm not sure that I understand your point here. stone space Jun 2014 #5
I'm saying I doubt the claims in the OP gejohnston Jun 2014 #8
You mean you doubt the videos? Or is it the image that you doubt? (nt) stone space Jun 2014 #9
I doubt the context MDA is trying to create. gejohnston Jun 2014 #10
Open Carry Texas has not been shy about posting their videos online. stone space Jun 2014 #11
I looked through their videos and their channel, gejohnston Jun 2014 #14
That's cool. Please check Mitt Romney's YouTube Chanel for that 47% video, also. (nt) stone space Jun 2014 #16
Which has to do with what? gejohnston Jun 2014 #19
It's no big deal. If any of the videos are not genuine, we'll both hear about it. stone space Jun 2014 #20
We never heard from Mitt other than gejohnston Jun 2014 #22
I suggest that you contact OCT and inform them of these fake videos, just in case they don't hear... stone space Jun 2014 #24
I doubt they would be overly concerned gejohnston Jun 2014 #25
We'll find out one way or the other. Either they'll deny the videos and photo or they won't. stone space Jun 2014 #26
you confuse denial with healthy skepticism. gejohnston Jun 2014 #27
We'll both find out, won't we? Be as skeptical as you like. (nt) stone space Jun 2014 #28
And some folks want to disarm females.... ileus Jun 2014 #3
I don't understand your point here. Could you please explain more explicitly? (nt) stone space Jun 2014 #17
Poor Mother Jones. As Bereft of Facts as InfoWars and Fox News these days. NYC_SKP Jun 2014 #4
Why do human beings do stuff like this? (nt) stone space Jun 2014 #6
I'm not sure why people try to use guilt by association. blueridge3210 Jun 2014 #7
so why didn't they link to a OCT video? gejohnston Jun 2014 #12
They likely took it down. Have they denied that the video is genuine? (nt) stone space Jun 2014 #13
I have no idea, and even if they did gejohnston Jun 2014 #15
So you are just making it up? OK. stone space Jun 2014 #18
Are they making it up? gejohnston Jun 2014 #21
If the videos are faked we'll both hear about it, won't we? You won't need to make anything up. stone space Jun 2014 #23
Fucking asswipes! gopiscrap Jun 2014 #29
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