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10 Controversial Vintage Gun Ads That Would Definitely Be Banned in 2017

controversial vintage gun ads

Gun ads sure have changed with the times.

Political correctness is certainly not the name of the game in these classic pieces of gun marketing.

10. Hammer the hammer? Lawyers wouldn’t come within a football field of this one.

Of course, hammering on a vintage revolver probably is a bad idea anyway…

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9. Oh no, that guy is teaching his son how to hunt, you say?

Where are their iphones, video games and couch? Well, buddy, this is how a father is supposed to raise his son to be a man, not a bump on the couch of life.

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8. A .22 rifle as a Christmas present? Well, that certainly is becoming quite a thing of the past, sadly.

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7. The iconic Red Ryder BB Gun is the first “gun” for many of us. I still have mine!

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6. A woman defending her family, life and property with a handgun is a politically incorrect thing.

Where’s her rape whistle and pepperspray? Why would you want to hurt that poor, misled aggressor? Criminal elements have more rights than most law-abiding citizens do these days. 

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5. Oh no, that kid has an toy fully automatic M-16 rifle!

Well, cupcake kids and toy guns get them into some serious play combat, and exercise, compared to those video games they now call “fun.”

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4. A kid’s first BB Gun was the first step of many to becoming an adult. The responsibility taught will last a lifetime.

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3. Oh no, this family is out shooting a gun. Better get that boy to his “safe space” ASAP.

He must be traumatized, right? Well, that is what many would want you to think…

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2. This armed Santa Claus has a sleighload of Stevens firearms.

Well, we certainly hope ol’ Saint Nick has our addresses right!

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1. Boys armed with realistic toy guns? Yes, we had them, and never did we ever think to point one at a police officer.

We were taught better respect for law, life and peace officers. Things have certainly changed since then…

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There you have the 10 gun ads that never would make it in 2017. What has changed since your childhood that this generation and ones in the future will not enjoy like we had a chance to?

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10 Controversial Vintage Gun Ads That Would Definitely Be Banned in 2017