(NEWSER) – The gun-rights debate has apparently boiled down to a fake mass shooting and machines that spit out fart noises. It all happened Saturday in Austin, Texas, where pro-gun activists staged a mock gun-massacre at a church and anti-gun protesters countered with what they called a "mass farting," the Houston Chronicle reports.

The latter crowd, numbering about 100 and carrying sex toys and fart machines, cried "Texas farts!" and "We fart in your general direction." As organizer and University of Texas alumnus Andrew Dobbs put it, "This isn't about guns necessarily. This is about scaring our community. This is about a choice between fear and a little bit of good humor."

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