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Handguns T-Shirt Gets Wearer Denied From Busch Gardens

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  1. Melody Bot Jul 19, 2017
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    Rachel Holley wasn’t allowed into Busch Gardens because she was wearing a Handguns t-shirt:

    “I felt like a criminal,” the 24-year-old Virginia Beach woman said after a security guard would not allow her into the park last Friday.

    The issue, she was told, was her t-shirt.

    “[I was told] if a kid were to see this shirt, they might think that guns are OK,” she recalled.

  2. cwhit

    still emperor emo Prestigious

    defend pop punk
    with more guns
  3. swboyd

    are we still lucky to be here? Prestigious

    i'm glad busch gardens is killing pop punk one t-shirt at a time.
    Raku, SamLevi11, coleslawed and 6 others like this.
  4. Piercalicious


    Oh boy, if t-shirts make kids think guns are OK, I can't WAIT to see what happens when they see the US constitution
    Raku, js977, Aaron Mook and 12 others like this.
  5. Craig Ismaili

    @tgscraig Prestigious

    @ViTO Your son's got some splainin to do.

    I don't know what Bran's username is on here if he even has one
    ViTO likes this.
  6. Larry David

    I'll see you again in 25 years Prestigious

    When I was 15 years old on a band trip I was subjected to a "random search" at the airport in Atlanta. I'll never know for sure but the only reason I can think of that a short, blond kid with braces got searched and asked questions about the contents of my bag at random had to have been my Anti-Flag shirt haha.
    Raku likes this.
  7. crunchprank Prestigious

    Don't know too much about this band - I remember them having issues with their guitarist or something at one point? I will say though, the Rugrats scene on her shirt is one of the best scenes in that series' history.
  8. tobytobes


    What happened to her is the same fear I have when I wear my Bullet Club t-shirts or hoodie. Sucks that they couldn't just ask what it meant and left it go (or had her turn it inside out).
  9. Wharf Rat

    I know a little something you won't ever know Prestigious

    bad band but probably a lot more going on in Missouri that might make children think guns are okay
    coleslawed and Joe4th like this.
  10. elemenohpe Jul 19, 2017
    (Last edited: Jul 19, 2017)

    Irregular Prestigious

    Rachel Holley of VIRGINIA BEACH was not allowed to enter Busch Gardens WILLIAMSBURG...

    Pretty stupid case though. Both sides. It's a silly rule but private park so it's up to them and she could've always just asked to buy a BG t-shirt.
    Wharf Rat likes this.
  11. TDenverFan


    That is honestly a fantastic shirt. The caption + that picture works so well
  12. Wharf Rat

    I know a little something you won't ever know Prestigious

    Damn you figured out I didn't read the article
  13. elemenohpe

    Irregular Prestigious

    My reply was for Jason. Originally the news post read that she was from Williamsburg when literally the first sentence of the linked article excerpt says she was from VB... but yeah, Missouri was way off, haha.
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  14. Colby Searcy

    Is admired for his impeccable (food) tastes Prestigious

    I wasn't aware of any problems only think I remember is Brandon was Straightedge and people kinda gave him shit on AP
  15. busch gardens just didn’t want kids to get hooked on crappy music
  16. josh-

    Twitter: @joshcaraballin

    this band was the worst

    edit: Thank you Busch Gardens
  17. polarpies


    I have the Kenny Omega shirt with a gun on it and have to stop and think about where I'm going sometimes.
  18. cwhit

    still emperor emo Prestigious

    this was not a cardinals game ben
  19. geauxtigers

    Newbie Prestigious

    Guns are OK. Using them irresponsibly is not.
  20. tobytobes


    There's a lot of Elite/BC shirts I like, but I live close to a more "aggressive" area, so I try to watch which ones I buy even if I like some of them.

    I figure the hoodie is pretty "safe". A nerdy lookin' white kid with military "badges" on his sleeves and Bullet Club on his back seems like I'd just get laughed at more than anything else :)
  21. coleslawed

    Eat Pizza

    there are so many worse shirts out there for you to get kicked out of a place for wearing.
  22. SamLevi11

    Prestigious Prestigious

    I thought Angst was a decent album. I've not really listened since. Regardless, this is stupid.