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General News    H4'ed 1/17/16

Air Force Ad for Martin Luther King Jr. Day "Fun Shoot" Target Practice is Yanked with Apologies

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Robins Air Force Base in Warner Robins, Georgia was forced to apologize for a controversial ad promoting a Martin Luther King Jr. Day “fun shoot.” King, of course, was shot dead by an assassin in Memphis in 1968. The worst idea so far of 2016. (Maybe it will prove to be the worst idea of the whole year. Oh, wait. There's Trump.)

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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)
 

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