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Texas gun shop to Obama: We’ll trade you for Sgt. Tahmooressi

- The Washington Times - Thursday, June 5, 2014

A popular Houston-area gun shop used its outdoors marquee to blast President Obama, while showing its support for Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi, who has been incarcerated in a Mexican prison since April 1.

"Will trade Obama to Mexico for Sgt. Tahmooressi. God help us all," reads the sign for Tactical Firearms, a gun shop and shooting range in Katy, Texas.

The shop changes its sign each week, with staffers contributing their best one-liners.

The shop tweeted a photo last month that went viral, showing the sign that read: "I like my guns like Obama likes his voters — undocumented."

The shop made regional headlines earlier this year when it hosted a forum on gun control versus gun freedoms that included Piers Morgan, Ted Nugent and Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott.

The shop's statement this week echoes similar sentiments from Republicans and Democrats who disagree with the Obama administration's decision to trade five Taliban prisoners from Guantanamo Bay for suspected deserter Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.

The controversial exchange has prompted politicians to step up pressure on the administration to take action on Sgt. Tahmooressi's detention in Mexico.

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