Monday, February 11, 2013

Michigan Gun Store Caves To CAIR- Removes Terrorist Gun Targets For Sale

Thompson Targets sells various gun shooting targets and frames including zombie clowns, rednecks,  and a Wall Street type. They used to sell a skeleton target "Crazy Bones" dressed like Osama Bin Laden carrying an AK-47, until CAIR (Council on American Islamic Relations) stepped in.

It all started with Target Sports, a shop in Royal Oak, Michigan, that sold the turbaned terrorist targets:

"The Detroit Free Press reports that Dawud Walid, executive director of the Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI), voiced his concern to Target Sports about the gun-range targets, fearing they may cause gun owners to view any Muslim in traditional garb as an enemy."

The owner complied and stopped selling them.

Walid then set his sights on Thompson Targets based in Ohio, urging them to just stop making them.

“I had a spirited conversation with a family member of the owner,” Walid told the paper. “He told me we’re at war and we were trying to kill Osama bin Laden. I told him there are people here who may dress that way and they aren’t like Osama bin Laden."

Maybe red necks, clowns and Wall Street types should lobby Thompson to get rid of those ones as well, since gun owners might view men dressed in overalls, clown or dress suits as enemies, too.

So far, Thompson hasn't caved and still has the "Crazy Bones" terrorist for sale.

Besides removing Crazy Bones from its store, Target Sports has also changed policies for its shooting range. According to Huffpo, several people committed suicide at the shooting range- and one attempted to- with guns rented at the shop. The rental policies have changed: individuals must now  possess a gun if they are there on their own. Apparently "every one of the suicides or attempts involved an individual coming in by themself without a gun."

Source: Huffington Post

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