N. TX bikers to protest in Waco following May shootout

More than 2,000 bikers who are eager for answers and exhausted by what they call unwarranted backlash from the May 17 shooting at Twin Peaks in Waco are gearing up for a silent protest on Sunday.

Nine people died in the Waco shooting and 177 were arrested after a fight broke out during a biker meeting.     

Many of those arrested had hearings to reduce their $1 million bonds on Friday.

Many planning to attend the All 4 1 rally on Sunday say they're doing it to question what they call "unfair actions" of Waco police and judges.

They say they want to stand against the black eye that the incident has left on all bikers.

Nitro, a member of the DFW Harley Riders, says bikers are getting pulled over for no reason, and businesses frequented by bikers are under surveillance by police.

"Everyday, people getting pulled over and they go, ‘Do you mind if we search your bike? Mind if we search your purse?' What have you," said Nitro. "Why are you pulling me over?"

Rally organizers say they are doing everything they can to clear up the misconception that all bikers are involved in gangs.

A group of North Texas bikers will meet in Arlington Sunday morning before heading to the silent protest.

Waco police say they're ready for whatever happens.


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