This is why you don’t pose with guns for the mannequin challenge

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A mannequin challenge filmed in Huntsville, Alabama, has attracted plenty of attention — much of it from law enforcement. 

In November, a group of 22 men gathered together to partake in the viral challenge, but rather than striking a silly pose with a friend or pretending to chug from a bottle of wine, they decided to film themselves frozen with firearms in hand.

After the controversial video was submitted to the Madison County Sheriff’s office website, police launched an investigation that ended in two arrests, along with the seizure of several firearms and marijuana.

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Genius inventor plays his heart out on a ‘shotgun guitar’

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Shotguns are meant for shooting and guitars are meant for playing, but you’ve never been able to do both at the same time — until now. 

Rev. Peyton of Rev. Peyton’s Big Damn Band did the unthinkable and conceived the idea to combine the two to create a “Guitgun.” It’s exactly what you would think it would be, and that’s what makes it so damn beautiful. 

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Levi’s CEO writes open letter on LinkedIn: Leave your guns at home

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Chip Bergh, CEO of popular clothing company, Levi Strauss & Co., penned a heartfelt open letter to customers asking them to leave their guns at home. 

In the letter posted to LinkedIn on Wednesday, Bergh made a plea for Levi customers not to enter stores carrying weapons following a recent incident, in which a gun inadvertently went off in one of the company’s stores, injuring the customer who brought it.

Bergh offered his opinions on the “complex” and “divisive” U.S. debate over gun safety and rights as a former army officer, a father and business leader of a 163-year-old company. Read more…

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