My first reaction was "REALLY??? This is for real? This has to be a joke... Is this real life?"
I went home and told my betrothed, who I am going to refer to as B (I hate the word fiance... it is just weird to say) about this and he looked at me like I was crazy. We actually had to look it up because the idea was so ridiculous.
We did a search for 'San Antonio Rape Rally' and it is a real thing. They call themselves 'Return of Kings.' Let's just talk for a minute how terrible that name is. The first thing that I though of was they were huge Lord of the Rings nerds, but then when me and B started talking about it, we concluded that it goes back to the days where the King could sleep with whoever he wanted and it was ok because he was the king. I don't see these guys being anywhere close to resembling a king.
Which leads me to who is actually in this group, Who is in this group? Did 5 super drunk ex frat bros that got together one night in their mom's basement that they have lived in for the past 3 years and had a conversation where they overuse the word "Yo" and "Bro" and any other cliche words/phrases that one might use? (I am not saying that all frat guys are like this, my mind just goes there. I am not trying to offend anyone). How many of these guys (or girls, you never know) are there that are like "Yeah! Rape! Let's do that!" And then go outside in very public places and call for the legalization of rape? This concept just isn't working for me. It lacks reason and logic.
I am not going to lie, I kind of wanted to go down there and see how many people actually showed up and what exactly this would look like. Again, my mind just isn't grasping this whole idea, or that it is a real thing.
I went back online this morning and found out that 'Return of Kings' has cancelled their rally "after international criticism from thousands, including government leaders." Does anyone know of any government leaders that would be like "YES! You guys are right! Let's do this!"?
I think Greg Abbott had it right saying "This pathetic group and their disgusting viewpoints are not welcome in Texas," says Abbott.
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