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Cherokee Gun Shop Billboard

NC Gun Shop Has Us Talking


By Chanté Russell, Staff Writer 

Images of a billboard in Murphy went viral last weekend for including what many have called racist, violent rhetoric. 

The billboard, advertising Cherokee Guns, calls Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) “idiots” and “the 4 Horsemen,” biblical figures who bring war, famine, plague and death in the book of Revelation.  .....read more


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