Famous Among Dozens
- May 31, 2012
You guys know my opinion on this type of thing but I figured you might be interested in it.
The officer told the group to disband or he would issue them a citation. Rally organizer James Franklin exchanged contact information.
"He wasn't real clear on that except for he stated that we were somehow in violation of Andrews municipal code 42-44 which is covering funeral processions and parades moving in the streets," Franklin said.
"It causes undue alarm. We don't want to make it an issue. We want these people to have the right to bear arms. Not the carrying of the weapon don't get me wrong, not the carrying of the long gun, no that is not what the problem is. It is the fact that people start panicking or locking their doors, closing their business doors. They are afraid that somebody is going to rob them or something. So it creates a disruption of business and becomes a disorderly conduct type issue,"
- Andrews Police Chief Bud Jones