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Gallery of Dads Pointing Guns At Daughters’ Prom Dates Is Confusing
5 years ago

Gallery of Dads Pointing Guns At Daughters’ Prom Dates Is Confusing

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Armed Dad with Prom Date

Okay, I get it. Fathers are the protectors of their daughters, and so when a boy comes to pick them up for prom, the totally rational, logical and hilarious thing to do is to get out your gun and take a photo that says – in its worth of 1,000 words – “if this boy touches my daughter, I’m going to shoot him.”

So, Bossip, “the premier destination for African-American and Black celebrity gossip, Black reality shows, pop culture and entertainment news” (their words, not mine), ran a gallery of armed dads posing with their daughters and the daughters’ prom dates. And what you see next, as Upworthy would say, will change your life. Or not.

But here’s my real question: is this funny? Or are we too judgy?

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NJ Father Legally Buys Gun for Son, Gets Visit From Dept of Children and Families
6 years ago

NJ Father Legally Buys Gun for Son, Gets Visit From Dept of Children and Families

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A New Jersey father got a visit from the police and the NJ Department of Children and Families after posting a picture on Facebook of his son holding his birthday present – a .22 caliber rifle.

The New Jersey Police and the Department of Children and Families declined follow-ups with the media, but the DCF did say that they follow-up on tips they receive from the public.

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Unfunny News: Connecticut Man Unknowingly Shoots ‘Intruder’ Son
6 years ago

Unfunny News: Connecticut Man Unknowingly Shoots ‘Intruder’ Son

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Shooting in Connecticut

Police report that a Connecticut father unknowingly shot his own son, not understanding exactly what had happened until paramedics had arrived to assess the situation.

Late Thursday night, Jeffrey Giuliano got a phone call from his sister, also his next-door neighbor. Giuliano’s sister said that someone was lurking around her home, trying to break in. Giuliano took up arms and charged over to his sister’s home, where he found a man dressed in black with a ski mask on, holding a knife.

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Man Points Gun At Pregnant Smoker
6 years ago

Man Points Gun At Pregnant Smoker

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BELLINGHAM, Wash., September 12th, 2012 – A man was arrested on suspicion of taking healthcare into his own hands (literally) by pointing a firearm at a pregnant woman because she was smoking a cigarette near downtown Bellingham, single-handedly proving that happiness is, indeed, a warm gun.

According to the Bellingham Herald, the man rolled up in a blue Dodge pickup at 12:08 p.m. in the 700 block of East Holly Street, with the passenger window down. A 28-year-old woman, who later told police she’s about eight months pregnant, was walking on the sidewalk and smoking a cigarette.

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Four Year Old Saudi Boy Kills Dad Over PlayStation

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According to a Saudi Arabian newspaper, a four year old boy in the Jizan area of the country has shot his father. In the head. Over a Sony PlayStation.


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Candlelight Vigil Held for Father Killed Protecting Son From Gunfire
7 years ago

Candlelight Vigil Held for Father Killed Protecting Son From Gunfire

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A candlelight vigil was held last night for a father who was shot earlier this week protecting his 8 year old son from gunfire.

The shooting happened in Inglewood, …
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Father Shot By 4 Year Old Son
7 years ago

Father Shot By 4 Year Old Son

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In a reminder that your weekend could have been worse, Christopher Upenieks, 29, was charged with child endangerment and allowing a minor access to a firearm after being shot in the …
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Family and Children’s Services, Police Called Over Dad’s (Toy) Gun
7 years ago

Family and Children’s Services, Police Called Over Dad’s (Toy) Gun

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A father in Ontario, Canada is relieved, (and a little miffed) after a shakedown by Family and Children’s Services and the local police over his gun.

His – ahem – toy gun.

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