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Nothing Kills Gay Pride Like People Running Around With Guns

Sunday’s Black Gay Pride festival was overrun by a group of people wielding guns, leading crowds to “stampede” as they tried to escape. No gun fire, however, and police arrived on the scene to arrest and mace a few folks.

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On:           Sep 9, 2009
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  • 7 Comments
    • terrwill

      Is that a gun in your………Oh Shit! it really is a gun!!!!

      Sep 9, 2009 at 10:19 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jeton Ademaj

      meh, the Pink Pistols have marched peacefully in many Pride marches around the country for years, without incident. These folks fighting probably had little training, either in the use of their weapons or in the practice of conflict de-escalation…and they may have possessed the guns illegally, making them far less likely to get trained in their use. Adults should not be involved in fisticuffs if they can at all help it…especially not if they’re armed.

      http://www.pinkpistols.org, baby!

      Sep 9, 2009 at 11:11 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jake the libertarian

      @Jeton Ademaj:

      Love the Pink Pistols! They are a wonderful organization.

      Sep 9, 2009 at 11:20 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Brian

      In case you were wondering, this happened in Atlanta. Not that you’d know from the post.

      Sep 9, 2009 at 11:25 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Matt

      Everyone knows the park is dangerous after dark. I mean come on there have been several stabbings of gay men who were cruising here late at night so guns are no surprise here.

      Sep 9, 2009 at 11:27 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • holla

      @Brian: Thanks for the clarification. This is the second time today I had to dig around to find out where the story was. There are still editors here, right?

      Sep 9, 2009 at 2:23 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • BramNash

      I mean come on there have been several stabbings of gay men who were cruising here late at night so guns are no surprise here.

      :)

      Sep 9, 2009 at 11:53 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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