Shooting range posts controversial photo of baby with rifles

Courtesy: KGO-TV
Courtesy: KGO-TV

MONTGOMERY, Al. (WKRN) – A shooting range in Montgomery, Alabama is getting a lot of attention after they posted a controversial picture of a baby surrounded by guns.

Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex posted the image on their Facebook page according to KGO-TV.

In the picture, an infant was lying down with a handgun across his stomach and rifles scattered around him.

The company said they do not endorse the picture, but they did want people to talk about the image.

“Primarily here at Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex, we promote firearm safety, so in order to stimulate a little dialogue we put a controversial picture in effort to get people’s feedback and get some awareness about that topic,” Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex’s Lilly Ann Gibbs said.

The company received mixed reactions from the post. Some thought it was out of line, while others saw nothing wrong with it.

They have has since taken the picture off their Facebook page.

*KGO-TV contributed to this story.

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