Just when you thought that the whole face mask debate couldn’t get any more ridiculous, a bunch of Americans have decided that it would be a good idea to attach gun holsters to their masks and post pictures of them on social media.
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I’m not really sure if this is meant to be funny or a protest as generally people who oppose face masks are right wing and again generally those who think gun ownership is a right tend to fall in the same category, but whatever they’re trying to achieve by the little stunt I think that most of the rest of us can agree that its pretty stupid whatever their reasons for it. The photos were first shared by anti gun advocate Lisa Hendricks and thankfully most of the people in the replies were doubling down on how ridiculous an idea it was:
Apparently now mask holsters are a thing. What could go wrong?! 🙄 pic.twitter.com/DnwBi2OlJS
— lisa hendricks (@MsLisaHendricks) September 5, 2020
How do they even plan to take it out of the holster in a split-second? pic.twitter.com/5cu4nBmYcS
— QilinReggae (@qilinreggae) September 5, 2020
That seems… impractical…
— Melanie (@supermod_l) September 7, 2020
if you are one of those fellas who has shot himself in the groin, you are legally required to keep your gun two feet away from your belt. So it’s a work around.
— Michael A. Shea (@SheaMichaelA) September 5, 2020
Okay safety issue aside wouldn’t your mask just side down from the weight?
— #DearNonNatives (@dearnonnatives) September 5, 2020
These things are stupid as fuck, but should be no risk of accidental discharge. Trigger is covered to prevent anything from pulling it, plus the gun in the holster would need to have something squeeze the grip safety, hammer cocked, and a round in the chamber to fire.
— Keith Brown (@Hellmark) September 5, 2020
It looks like he’s talking on the world’s oldest cell phone
— Jaye McBride (@jayemcbride) September 5, 2020
For more of the same, check out these guys throwing hot coffee on someone for not wearing a mask. Maybe a bit too far.