Texas Gun Rally at the Alamo

There were hundreds of Second Amendment enthusiasts gathered at San Antonio’s Alamo Plaza on Saturday, October 19th, many carrying loaded rifles and assault weapons to the public square. They stood before one of the most revered sites in Texas to protest what they see as unconstitutional curbs on displaying weapons in public.
The highest-profile speakers at the event were current land commissioner and lieutenant governor candidate Jerry Patterson, who carries a handgun in his boot, and conspiracy purveyor Alex Jones, an assault rifle on his back.
Watch a condensed version of Jones’ speech in this video and read reporter Christopher Hooks’ account of the day at https://www.texasobserver.org/alamo-protesters-get-arms/.

Jen Reel was an Observer intern before joining the staff in July 2010, first as Web Content Manager, and most recently as Multimedia Editor. She left the Observer in 2017.

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