Open carry is legal in Arizona.
Members of the John Brown Gun Club. They told me they're in Phoenix to protect protesters from white nationalists pic.twitter.com/OGgT9qGuFE
— Simon Romero (@viaSimonRomero) August 22, 2017
'We all really want the same things: We want a community free of racism and bigotry.' — "Irish", of John Brown gun club. pic.twitter.com/8wrS4wJBZU
— Roque Planas (@RoqPlanas) August 22, 2017
— Lizzie Pearl (@lizziepearl) August 22, 2017
UPDATE: A person claiming to be a descendant of John Brown warned protesters against using the name of his homicidal ancestor.
Pic taken ~ 30mins ago. Armed group self-identified as "John Browne Group" said it's 'anti-racist, pro-worker' here to protect protesters pic.twitter.com/XyiqY7P4T7
— Laura GomezRodriguez (@Laura_GomezRod) August 22, 2017
This is John Brown. Kidnapping then Hacking fellow Americans to death with Swords. Don't go there. pic.twitter.com/ls7e9LXwBM
— C. Brown Ph.D., D.D. (@Cdbrow1) August 22, 2017