Skip to comments.Santa Claus takes photos with families, guns
Posted on 11/20/2012 6:57:42 AM PST by marktwain
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (KABC) -- Families in Scottsdale, Arizona have the opportunity to take holiday portraits with Santa Claus and a machine gun.
Every year, the Scottsdale Gun Club hosts a photo opportunity, including Saint Nick and some serious fire power.
Rory Collins and his wife Kaprice Collins posed with a machine gun for a family photo with their 2-year-old twin boys.
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Full disclosure: I am related to the owner of Scottsdale Gun Club. He credits my early instruction with stimulating his lifelong interest in guns and shooting, ultimately resulting in the fabulous Scottsdale Gun Club!
I own a gun. Support not only 2nd amend but “shall issue” carry laws as well-but...
I believe I have a right to toilet paper too but I’m not going to pose with Saint Nick during Christmas with it-just not appropriate.
I just hope that here in Wisconsin he doesn’t have his reindeer with him for another week. It’s hunting season.
That is your opinion. As long as you don't impose it on others, I have no issue with you.
Yeah, this is a bit bizarre.
“Yeah, this is a bit bizarre.”
I respectfully disagree. Considering it’s being done at a gun club it makes perfect sense to me, it’s not like it’s in the middle of a shopping mall.
I’m guessing that for the most part, the people who have pictures taken with guns aren’t those who actually own and use them. It would be as pointless as me taking pictures with my hammers.
A "right" to toilet paper? Our Founding Fathers were indeed prescient men - somehow knowing that one day, we'd move beyond corn cobs.
So sick of the communist media that hates everything I am, everything I love, and everything I want for myself and my family.
Craftsmen are often pictured with their tools.
I try to include a gun or knife or other implement in most personal photographs. When I digitized my parents lifetime of family photographs, it became apparent that including an implement made the photos much more valuable and interesting. The least valuable were landscapes. They were pretty meaningless without a person and implements to give them context.
Vehicles work pretty well as implements. They are interesting for context and help date the picture, though with digital photography, date/time stamps are usually included and are extremely valuable.
You might lose. Scottsdale Gun Club is a licensed Class III dealer and rents real automatic and suppressed weapons at their several indoor ranges. No doubt the firearms are made available for photographs as well.
The odds are in your favor, though. Why pay more to obtain a photgraph that does not show the difference?
The Night the Reindeer Died...
However, kudos to the range owner, who obviously coached them on trigger finger discipline before allowing them to handle the "unloaded" weapons...
My favorite movie trailer of all time. :)
I have to agree with you.
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