Recently, three men who were participating in a march with rifles through the streets of San Antonio were charged with disturbing the peace. Carrying rifles in public is legal in Texas, providing the guns are unloaded, which they were. A couple of people complained about men carrying guns, including one, who said, "It freaked me out." None of which is against the law.
The three men intend to fight the charges. If they are found guilty, it could create some problems for the city. It's been suggested that if legally possessing a gun that, "freaks someone out", is disturbing the peace, what happens when a couple of men are "freaked out" over a woman publicly breast feeding her child. Or someone smoking in their own backyard.
This is bolstered by the comments of San Antonio police Chief William McManus, who said that although possessing a gun in public is legal, they can still be charged with disturbing the peace if it makes people uncomfortable. Using that logic, free speech can get you a ticket if someone finds what you are saying to be "disturbing."
“It’s a disorderly offense that officers will address accordingly,” the chief said.
Posted at this site is a twenty three minute video of the march and the confrontation with San Antonio police. Notice that at no time did any of the men act in a menacing fashion and people would walk up and talk to them. The three men were placed under noncustodial arrest, which means they were charged with a crime, but were not taken into custody.