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Banned: Woman’s Photo Rejected from Beauty Contest Because Of Handgun: “Inappropriate Content”
SHTF Plan ^ | 4/9/14

Posted on 04/09/2014 8:10:58 PM PDT by Kartographer

Last summer Bob Ferris’ wife returned from church looking particularly beautiful so he decided to take a few snapshots with his camera. A few months later the couple happened across a contest promotion in People magazine called “Real Beauty at Every Age.” The contest was open to everyone and all that it required was a photo submission. Just about all submissions, so long as the pictures were tasteful, were allowed entry into the contest.

But Sandra Ferris, who says the contest submission was her husband’s idea, didn’t even get past the qualifying stage.

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Society
KEYWORDS: banglist; photography

Though Mr. Ferris had his suspicions, he wasn’t convinced that the gun was the reason for the photo being rejected, so he persevered.
1 posted on 04/09/2014 8:10:59 PM PDT by Kartographer
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To: Kartographer

Well, frankly, I support the Second Amendment, but I don’t think she’s a likely beauty contest winner. Not that that excuses them for banning her because of the gun.


2 posted on 04/09/2014 8:14:04 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Cicero

Well it depends on what age group she was trying for.


3 posted on 04/09/2014 8:17:31 PM PDT by SkyDancer (I Believe In The Law Until It Intereferes With Justice. And Pay Your Liberty Tax Citizen.)
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To: SkyDancer

Is there an “Angry Mother-In-Law” beauty contest?


4 posted on 04/09/2014 8:19:12 PM PDT by JennysCool (My hypocrisy goes only so far)
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To: Kartographer


5 posted on 04/09/2014 8:19:54 PM PDT by JoeProBono (SOME IMAGES MAY BE DISTURBING VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED;-{)
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To: Kartographer

I think they were trying to be nice...


6 posted on 04/09/2014 8:19:56 PM PDT by cuban leaf
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To: Kartographer
 photo Picture065001_zpsa5fcf5a9.jpgMy Daughter never entered a beauty contest but her Mother was a high school beauty queen.
7 posted on 04/09/2014 8:20:24 PM PDT by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: JennysCool

Most likely. Or maybe military MP beauty contest.


8 posted on 04/09/2014 8:20:41 PM PDT by SkyDancer (I Believe In The Law Until It Intereferes With Justice. And Pay Your Liberty Tax Citizen.)
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To: SkyDancer

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. That’s why I choose a Colt 1911.


9 posted on 04/09/2014 8:23:19 PM PDT by gwgn02
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To: Kartographer
May I recommend that every man teach his wife (if she doesn't know already), how to use many types of weapons, to include firearms.

Yeah, I know it's dangerous, but the pluses out way the minuses.

5.56mm

10 posted on 04/09/2014 8:23:41 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: Kartographer; Lazamataz

Wax on, wax off. Beer goggles on, BG off. Not bad.
But we need a professional opinion. Oh Lazarus ...


11 posted on 04/09/2014 8:28:15 PM PDT by tumblindice (Are all Democrats inveterate, habitual liars?)
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To: yarddog

12 posted on 04/09/2014 8:30:14 PM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: Lazamataz; tumblindice
Lazamataz please pick up the nearest courtesy phone!
13 posted on 04/09/2014 8:31:51 PM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: yarddog

Oh, I love the look on her face! Priceless!!


14 posted on 04/09/2014 8:33:04 PM PDT by cyn (Benghazi.)
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To: Kartographer

Ahhhhhhhhhhh! Thank you. Thank you very much!


15 posted on 04/09/2014 8:33:24 PM PDT by tumblindice (Are all Democrats inveterate, habitual liars?)
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To: Kartographer

Um, looks like the one in orange has her hands over the muzzle. I think I need to give her some gun safety lessons. She can come as she is.


16 posted on 04/09/2014 8:33:46 PM PDT by coloradan (The US has become a banana republic, except without the bananas - or the republic.)
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To: yarddog
Not guilty!

5.56mm

17 posted on 04/09/2014 8:34:05 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: yarddog

18 posted on 04/09/2014 8:38:00 PM PDT by Hoodat (Democrats - Opposing Equal Protection since 1828)
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To: Hoodat

She has really beautiful eyes.


19 posted on 04/09/2014 8:42:51 PM PDT by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: JennysCool

She might do better in the “Angry ex-wife” contest...

(I’m not the one who left out the beauty...)


20 posted on 04/09/2014 8:43:37 PM PDT by G Larry (There's the Beef!)
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To: yarddog

Indeed. I’ve been told that’s the Ukrainian beauty Notg Uilty.


21 posted on 04/09/2014 8:45:25 PM PDT by null and void (The British declared war on the Tea Party. The Tea Party won! (Thanks mom!))
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To: coloradan

“She can come as she is.”

uh...um....configuration error?
or spelling error?


22 posted on 04/09/2014 8:47:41 PM PDT by G Larry (There's the Beef!)
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To: Kartographer

Laz must be closely scrutinizing the thong-clad Florida bezerker McDonald’s thread above. That’s industrial grade stuff.


23 posted on 04/09/2014 8:55:58 PM PDT by tumblindice (Are all Democrats inveterate, habitual liars?)
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To: Kartographer

There’s a gun in that picture?


24 posted on 04/09/2014 9:02:13 PM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: gwgn02
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. That’s why I choose a Colt 1911.

I must have the same eye. Best looking firearm we own (Mrs. ThunderSleeps and I are "discussing" who actually owns it) is a full sized S&W 1911 in stainless with black grips.

25 posted on 04/09/2014 9:05:12 PM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: yarddog

I was going to say that is one hot girl, but then you’d have to kill me.


26 posted on 04/09/2014 9:11:01 PM PDT by DaxtonBrown (http://www.futurnamics.com/reid.php)
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To: DaxtonBrown

Actually she is one cold girl in that picture. We were shooting on my parents property in Florida but it was really cold that day. You can sort of tell she is cold by the redness in her face.


27 posted on 04/09/2014 9:15:28 PM PDT by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: Kartographer

28 posted on 04/09/2014 9:23:58 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: JoeProBono

Beautiful Man contest?


29 posted on 04/09/2014 9:28:02 PM PDT by DLfromthedesert (She accomplished nothing: should have stayed at home and baked cookies)
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To: Hoodat

Extra points for being prone in a cornfield.


30 posted on 04/09/2014 9:31:01 PM PDT by higgmeister ( In the Shadow of The Big Chicken!)
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To: Kartographer

31 posted on 04/09/2014 9:38:04 PM PDT by expat1000
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To: ThunderSleeps

Niiccce


32 posted on 04/09/2014 9:58:47 PM PDT by gwgn02
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To: ThunderSleeps

Easy fix- get Her a Pink one;)


33 posted on 04/09/2014 10:43:49 PM PDT by mabarker1 (Please, Somebody Impeach the kenyan!!!!)
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To: Cementjungle

Interesting photograph. The first thing I noticed was “Mr. Gray” sitting on the bench. It has long been my intent to become the town character in my retirement. Just sit on the bus bench and watch the world pass by, smoke cigarettes, drink coffee, engage passers-by in meaningless conversation and spit. Just another harmless old patriot enjoying his later years and not worth the effort of a jack-booted thug’s notice. Which reminds me of this story

Peter Ortiz (1913-1988) [Rio Grande (1950); The Wings of Eagles (1957)] was born of French-Spanish parentage. Colonel Ortiz spoke 5 languages fluently and was the most decorated Marine officer in World War II. He served in the O.S.S. and, before that, was the youngest Sergeant in the French Foreign Legion. In 1940, he was wounded and captured by the German invading army, he escaped and joined the U.S. Marines. Parachuting into France, he became a Maquis (French underground) leader in 1944. He frequented a Lyons nightclub to gain information from the German officers who also frequented the popular club. One night, a German officer damned President Roosevelt, then the USA, and finally the Marine Corps. Ortiz then excused himself, went to his apartment and changed into his Marine Corps uniform. Returning to the club, he ordered a round then removed his raincoat and stood there resplendent in full greens and decorations yelling, “A toast to President Roosevelt!” Pointing his pistol at one German officer then another, they emptied their glasses as he ordered another round to toast the USA then the Marine Corps! The Germans again drained their glasses as he backed out leaving his astonished hosts and disappeared into the night. After the war, Colonel Ortiz worked with director John Ford, also a former OSS member. The films 13 Rue Madeleine (1947) and Operation Secret (1952) were based on his exploits.


34 posted on 04/10/2014 12:30:23 AM PDT by chulaivn66 (Semper Fidelis)
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To: Kartographer
The 'G' Man has got this covered,


35 posted on 04/10/2014 1:05:53 AM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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To: Kartographer

“People” magazine? Really? Why would someone who supports the Second Amendment want anything to do with those leftist clowns. But perhaps he was just trying to make a point....


36 posted on 04/10/2014 1:16:40 AM PDT by Bigg Red (1 Pt 1: As he who called you is holy, be holy yourselves in every aspect of your conduct.)
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To: cuban leaf

agree


37 posted on 04/10/2014 2:12:26 AM PDT by Tainan (Cogito, ergo conservatus sum -- "The Taliban is inside the building")
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To: Cementjungle

I saw that movie! Hobo With A Shotgun!


38 posted on 04/10/2014 2:18:23 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: Kartographer

What gun?


39 posted on 04/10/2014 5:21:09 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Cementjungle
First shotgun I've seen that ejects out of the left side of the receiver.
40 posted on 04/10/2014 8:54:47 AM PDT by MileHi
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To: expat1000

Israel???


41 posted on 04/10/2014 6:16:45 PM PDT by Big Red Badger ( - William Diamonds Drum - can You Hear it G man?)
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To: Big Red Badger

>> Israel???

Where else? ;-)


42 posted on 04/10/2014 7:06:29 PM PDT by expat1000
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To: Hoodat

What a mesmerizing face!


43 posted on 04/10/2014 7:15:07 PM PDT by expat1000
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To: higgmeister
Extra points for being prone in a cornfield.

Now that is the post of the week!

44 posted on 04/10/2014 7:16:35 PM PDT by expat1000
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To: M Kehoe

He should certainly teach her to keep her finger off the trigger until she’s ready to shoot. (While it’s hard to tell from the picture, she’s does have her finger really close to, if not on, the trigger.)


45 posted on 04/10/2014 7:23:03 PM PDT by Bob
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To: MileHi

I suspect a Photoshop.
The bench is correct, look at the advert on it. This “lefty” is stark against the background, has a left-handed shotgun, and wears her rings on her right hand - or not.


46 posted on 04/10/2014 11:19:47 PM PDT by Apogee (Just when I thought I was All done with sleepless contemplation of jus ad bellum and jus in bello,)
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To: Apogee

And I have suspicions about post 12. They are crisp, both have rings on right hand (only one looks like a wedding combo). The weapon ejects right, but I don’t see the distinctive shadow under it elsewhere in the picture, though I can’t say any are contrary.
Then there is the fact that the dudes behind them are totally minding their own business...


47 posted on 04/10/2014 11:28:59 PM PDT by Apogee (Just when I thought I was All done with sleepless contemplation of jus ad bellum and jus in bello,)
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To: Apogee

Yes, looks like a mirror image of the girl and the shotgun.


48 posted on 04/11/2014 6:03:35 AM PDT by MileHi
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