It’s only called ‘open carry’ when the man is white. It he’s black it’s ‘oh shit, he’s got a gun!’ #PhilandoCastile pic.twitter.com/cgjSCWvd7L
— Bipartisan Report (@Bipartisanism) July 7, 2016
The Wall Street Journal gives the rundown of what is allowed in the area of the RNC.
Considering all open carriers: Who is going to be in more danger of being arrested for suspicious behavior before the event? During? After?
White men Black men
I think many of the black men considering open carry will be arrested before the event on some trumped up charge, just to keep them out of the picture. The ones who make it through will be fine, unless there is a panic. We all know what happened to the last black guy who open carried at a protest and there was a panic.
I believe many of the white men considering open carry won’t be arrested before the event. The government treats the white Republican men differently, even if they have a previous criminal history of protesting with guns. (See Bundy Ranch and Malheur refuge stories below)
I do predict that some open carriers will be arrested at the event. They want to show how peaceful they are and how . . . → Read More: Open Carry Rules For RNC, In Black & White