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Gun Rights Supporter Asked to Remove T-Shirt While Voting in Texas

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FOX News-- A Texas man trying to cast his ballot at the local courthouse nearly lost his right to vote because he was wearing a shirt which supported his right to bear arms.

Chris Driskill was wearing the black T-shirt (above photo) which read 2nd Amendment -- Americas Original Homeland Security. 

Driskill was asked to turn the shirt inside out or leave. Why? 

Ironically, Driskill was voting on a proposition on expanded support for the Second Amendment and the places where a concealed weapon can be legally carried. Driskill, who works as a security guard in Houston, apparently ran afoul of  Texas election law that bars campaigning for any candidate, measure or political party within 100 feet of polling place. His T-shirt could be construed as campaigning in support of gun rights under the law. Violators can be charged with a misdemeanor.

He was ultimately allowed to vote after borrowing a suit jacket from a local Republican candidate who was outside the courthouse.

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