Kobach criticized for riding in parade with replica gun

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June 3, 2018 - 11:00 PM

Kansas Republican governor candidate Kris Kobach was criticized for riding in a parade on a jeep with a large replica gun mounted on it. TWITTER

SHAWNEE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Republican governor candidate Kris Kobach rode in a parade on a jeep with a large replica gun mounted on it, prompting criticism on social media that the display was inappropriate at a time of school shootings.

The sight of Kobach in the red, white and blue-decorated jeep at the Old Shawnee Days parade Saturday morning stunned some onlookers, the Kansas City Star reported .

Shawnee Community Christian Church pastor Johnny Lewis says there were audible gasps from some people watching the parade.

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