Friday, September 4, 2015

Some local idiots designed a 'terrorist-proof' bigot rifle

Posted By on Fri, Sep 4, 2015 at 1:51 PM

click image PHOTO VIA SPIKES TACTICAL
  • Photo via Spikes Tactical

Spike's Tactical, an assault rifle company in Apopka, Florida, has recently designed a "terrorist-proof" bigot rifle, which features Christian symbols and Bible verses etched on it – you know, to keep the "Muslim terrorists" from touching it. 

The company hopes its Christian-themed AR-15, called The Crusader, will deter devout Muslims because of the Christian etchings, which include the Bible verse Psalm 144:1, “Blessed be the Lord my Rock, who trains my hands for war, my fingers for battle.” It also has a medieval shield and cross symbol used by the Crusaders. 

“Right now and as it has been for quite some time, one of the biggest threats in the world is and remains Islamic terrorism,” said spokesman Ben “Mookie” Thomas to 10 News. Mookie is also a former Navy Seal and former Blackwater security contractor. “We wanted to make sure we built a weapon that would never be able to be used by Muslim terrorists to kill innocent people or advance their radical agenda.”

Spike's Tactical also a radical agenda – like, conveniently ignoring the fact that the majority of shootings in the U.S. have nothing to do with Muslims, let alone islamist extremism, and that the gun is basically just a $1,395 marketing ploy designed for scared-shitless idiots who legitimately think a "Muslim terrorist" might find a way into their gun stash. 

The Council on American-Islamic Relations in Florida has already responded to this nonsense: 

Americans have tragically witnessed over 250 mass killings in 2015 alone, which amounts to more than one per each day. Only one of those killings involved a self-proclaimed Muslim. Sadly, this manufacturer’s fancy new gun won’t do anything to stop the real threat in America: the escalating problem of gun violence. This is just another shameful marketing ploy intended to profit from the promotion of hatred, division, and violence.

click image PHOTO VIA SPIKES TACTICAL
  • Photo via Spikes Tactical

"Is it designed for Christian terrorists?"  said Hasan Shibly, executive director of CAIR-FL, to the Orlando Sentinel.  "We need to have a conversation on gun violence. There has been utter silence from gun manufacturers. It's time for them to stop trying to make a buck on this."


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