These photos of open carry advocates with their long guns at a Texas Target have been stirring up outrage on social media.
The group Open Carry Texas is publicizing the fact that Target is "very gun-friendly" - unlike the other big chains who recently banned openly carrying guns in their stores. Starbucks, Chipotle, Sonic, and Chili's have all asked customers not to bring guns into their businesses, after successful campaigns by Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense.
Open Carry Texas alerted Target to their protest in advance, and Target called in local law enforcement to make sure customers felt safe.
This is the second weekend in a row that saw men carrying AR-15s into Target stores. Here's one guy carrying his long gun in the toy section on June 4: