June 5, 2014 9:15 pm -

Luckily, a Target worker in Myrtle Beach, SC discovered the gun before something tragic happened. It was sitting on top of a superhero Playskool box. It had eight bullets inside.

“The safety and security of our team members and guests is a top priority for Target,” Senior Specialist of Target’s Public Relations Department, Evan Lapiska, said in the statement. “We take these matters very seriously and we are partnering with local law enforcement on this incident. Because this matter is under active investigation, we are unable to share additional information.”

Earlier this week, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America launched a petition urging Target to ban the possession of firearms in its store. The petition, which has since garnered more than 10,000 votes, targets gun rights groups that have held open-carry demonstrations at several Targets.

The leader of one such group, Open Carry Texas, which held an open-carry demonstration at a Target this past January, told BuzzFeed gun control activists might have planted the pistol in the South Carolina store.

Because, sure, gun control activists want loaded guns lying around toy stores.

D.B. Hirsch
D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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  1. M D Reese June 5th, 2014 at 10:44 pm

    I worked in hardware stores–we used to worry about unattended kids getting their hands on a utility knife…now we have to worry about them getting ahold of a loaded gun? We don’t have to live like this. The Second Amendment allows for regulation and restrictions. The NRA can sit on it and spin. They are no longer a warm and fuzzy gun safety group. They are a lobbying arm for the gunnuts and the gun manufacturers. I would urge people to look up George H W Bush’s resignation letter to the NRA.