CIVIL RIGHTS UPDATE: Gun advocates to stage fake mass shooting at University of Texas.

Gun rights activists plan to hold a fake mass shooting over the weekend at the University of Texas – Austin in an attempt to bring an end to gun-free zones, according to the Statesman.

“Criminals that want to do evil things and commit murder go places where people are not going to be able to stop them,” said Matthew Short, a spokesman for the guns rights groups Come and Take it Texas and

“When seconds count, the cops are minutes away,” he added.
The Open Walk and Crisis Performance Event will be complete with bullhorn gunfire, fake blood and actors pretending to be victims who are shot.

Other actors will play the roles of rescuers and perpetrators, armed with cardboard weapons.

Why leave street theater to the left?

Related: Dem stands silently on House floor to protest lack of gun votes. Hey, let’s have a bunch of gun votes. Dems who aren’t, as she is, from safe seats in New England, will have some tough choices to make. . . .