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Tweet Roundup: #Tampongate Edition

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Reportedly, tampons, pads, condoms, tissue, and other items were being confiscated for a time from individuals entering the Texas capitol building today. Guns are allowed in the building, with a permit. Twitter is, unsurprisingly, ablaze.

Reportedly, tampons, pads, condoms, tissue, and other items were being confiscated for a time from individuals entering the Texas capitol building today. Guns are allowed in the building, with a permit. Twitter is, unsurprisingly, ablaze.

Apparently, the Texas Department of Public Safety has ordered an end to any confiscation of such materials.

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Here is a sample, check out #tampongate for more:

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https://twitter.com/FemmeBrigade/status/355779199086239744

Fortunately, the confiscation has come to an end, but not without some women having already gone in without their supplies.

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