It’s all about cocks over glocks at the University of Texas.
Yesterday, students came to campus on the first day of class armed with thousands of dildos of all shapes, sizes, and colours.
No, it wasn’t for some campus-wide frosh week sex party.
The dildos were accessories for a Cocks Not Glocks protest yesterday, an initiative that opposes Senate Bill 11, which went into effect August 1 and allows those with concealed handgun licenses to carry arms at public universities.
“The State of Texas has decided that it is not at all obnoxious to allow deadly concealed weapons in classrooms, however, it DOES have strict rules about free sexual expression, to protect your innocence,” organizers wrote in a Facebook post. “You would receive a citation for taking a DILDO to class before you would get in trouble for taking a gun to class. Heaven forbid the penis.”
Carrying a gun to class is legal, but flashing an openly displayed sex toy isn’t thanks to local indecency laws.
Hundreds of sex toys – many donated by local stores – were therefore given away at the rally, which is now being called possibly the largest anti-gun protest in Texas history.
Naturally, it didn’t take long for dildo-filled photos to appear on social media channels, along with the hashtag #CocksNotGlocks.
In the eyes of the lawmakers, the law both protects the rights of gun owners and could prevent a mass shooting on campus. The dildo-bearing protesters, however, say that youth, academic pressures, booze, and guns are a deadly combination.
Both sides can probably agree that dildos, on the other hand, are all fun and games (until someone gets one in the eye).