Posted July 10, 2015 11:51 pm by Comments

By Gregory Smith

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I get a lot of my comrades on the right are pissed off, gays got their marriage, the confederate flag came down, but folks, the following doesn’t help the 2nd Amendment.

A Facebook image that seemed to cast LGBT people — or at least the Pride flag — as a target for shooting has stirred outrage against the organizers of an Oklahoma biathlon that combines shooting and running.

The image, now removed, was posted on Facebook to promote the Oklahoma Run ‘n Gun event, set for July 18 in Pawnee, reports Oklahoma City TV station KFOR. It pictured two men with rifles flanking a rainbow flag and was captioned “new high visibility targets on the 500 yard range.”

Run ‘n Gun organizers said they meant the post as a joke and that they’d received complaints about targets being hard to see, but LGBT Oklahomans were not amused. “People got really offended and really upset, and people were really feeling threatened,” Freedom Oklahoma executive director Troy Stevenson told KFOR.

Another LGBT activist, Scott J. Hamilton, told the station, “I think for many gay men and women in the state of Oklahoma, we feel as if we walk around as targets.”

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Source:: Selling the Second Amendment

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