At about 10 p.m. Friday night, pro-life activist Abby Johnson posted this on her Facebook page:
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Prolifers! Please get out of the Capitol…or find a safe place to go away from the proaborts. DPS is encouraging all prolifers to leave. Please be safe and get out now.
Shortly before midnight, blogger Adam Cahnman also confirmed that law enforcement is asking pro-life activists to leave or stay away from the capitol.
Cahnman’s Musings is currently holed up in an undisclosed location at the Texas Capitol. We are not in danger in any way shape or form. The Department of Public Safety has asked pro-lifers to stay away from the mob.
Other pro-life activists tweeted that they were being told to either hide out in offices or to get away from the capitol. There have been unconfirmed reports that a pro-abortion activist had been caught with a gun in or near the building. Whatever the cause, Rep. Steve Stockman (R-TX36) confirmed that police are telling pro-life activists to leave the capitol for their own safety.
It’s striking that no one feels the need to tell the other side that they should leave for their own safety. […]