As the debate over guns in Chicago wears on, a new billboard is raising eyebrows for its controversial message that suggests AR-15 rifles are as “Pure American” as baseball and apple pie.
The advertisement, visible from the outbound I-55 Stevenson Expressway on the city’s Southwest Side, is for the gun parts company, Slide Fire. According to Slide Fire’s website, its gun stocks enable users to modify semi-automatic rifles for “bump fire” — a tweak that uses a gun’s recoil action to fire multiple shots quicker.
When reached for comment, Chicago Police told Fox only that “military-style weapons belong on the battlefield and not on the street.”
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