Texas college students are protesting guns on campus by carrying around huge dildos.

Texas college students are protesting guns on campus by carrying around huge dildos.
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While mass shootings on college campuses continue to end innocent young lives, Texas governor Greg Abbott has signed the Campus Carry law, which allows students to carry concealed weapons on campus. Cool.

The law officially goes into effect August 1st, 2016, the first day of next fall's semester. Students at the University of Texas at Austin are protesting the dangerous law in a creative and sexy way — using dildos (which are safer, but just as phallic as guns).

According to the Facebook event, which went viral just yesterday, "we are strapping gigantic swinging dildos to our backpacks in protest of campus carry."

"You're carrying a gun to class? Yeah well I'm carrying a HUGE DILDO." 

Just about as effective at protecting us from sociopathic shooters, but much safer for recreational play.

#CocksNotGlocks

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Dildos > weapons.
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The Facebook event references obscenity as it is defined in the university's ~*Penal Code*~ (hehe), which proclaims, "No person or organization will distribute or display on the campus any writing or visual image, or engage in any public performance, that is obscene." As Jessica Jin, the protest's organizer, points out:

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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. 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.

She tracks the evolution of the idea on Twitter:

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This is a powerful, funny way to expose America's skewed values when it comes to glorifying violence and punishing sex. At risk of sounding like your dad, it's like how Lenny Bruce pointed out back in the 60s how ridiculous it is that we let our movies be ridiculously violent, showing severed limbs flying, but cry when we see a nipple: "Killing yes, shtupping no!" 

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The movement is gaining traction, and support from big wigs like sex guru Dan Savage.

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But with a powerful social movement also come the trolls and death threats:

https://twitter.com/AnnTagonist_/status/653563796217171968https://twitter.com/401_Kill/status/653568520853188612
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