SC Company Selling 'You Lie' Gun Part

'To honor our esteemed congressman' Joe Wilson
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 12, 2011 10:36 AM CST

(Newser) – As timing goes, this is either disastrous or brilliant: A South Carolina gun company is releasing a limited-edition component for semi-automatics inscribed with "You lie," reports the Free-Times. Rep. Joe Wilson, the inspiration behind the item, officially has nothing to do with it, notes the Palmetto State Armory, but it decided "to honor our esteemed congressman" anyway.

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As for the Tucson shootings, the Armory's president says his only reaction "is sorrow for the victims and their families and a disbelief that a human being could carry out an act like this." The component—an AR-15 lower receiver—is yours for the bargain price of $99.95, but act now: “Only 999 of these will be produced, get yours before they are gone!” according to the website. (Read more You lie stories.)

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