Vocal open carry group and “cop block” supporter Kory Watkins was injured and ticketed following an accident he had with a drunk driver after protesting a traffic safety (DWI) checkpoint.
Here’s Watkins in his own words.
“So last night on my way home from cop watching a drunk driver was going around 100 mph and smashed into the back of me,” Watkins said. “I could not control the car , I went sideways, then flipped 3 times, hit a cement piller to stop my roll and put me in a ditch on The side of 287. I was 2 miles always from being home. I am incredible lucky to be breathing. I can’t tell you how lucky I am to be alive.”
Watkins was immediately chastised by his critics.
“I see a few sick I individuals taken time to think this is a joke or it’s funny that the cops helped me,” he said. “Let me say this. I am happy the police showed up to catch him but I’m trying to figure out where they helped me any….. Was it the part where they showed up 15 minutes after the crime or was it when they wrote me a 300$[sic] ticket after my car was totaled ? Any sick f— that thinks this is the time to crack irony jokes can go the he’ll [sic] away. I’m lucky to be alive. There are some sick people that try to take a situation and spin it to fit their beliefs when they don’t know crap. Some sick people …. Mother F—-r almost dies and people are joking about it. Disgusting.”
Watkins was issued a summons for driving without a license. “I don’t ask for permission to drive a car I paid for on a road I paid for,” he said.
Watkins later said on his Facebook page that does not feel that drunk driving should be a crime.
We’ve mentioned Watkins of Open Carry Tarrant County several times for all the work he’s done on behalf of Moms Demand Action, posing in various photos in Texas stores with long guns. The photo of Watkins below inspired the harassment of Kroger stores nationally by Bloomberg’s harpies in a on-going campaign to ban open carry of even holstered handguns in the 35-ish states where it is presently legal.