Why you won’t see a rifle emoji anytime soon – Fox 59

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A rifle emoji will not be included in the Unicode 9.0 update coming out June 21. The gun was previously listed as a new emoji candidate, alongside tiny illustrations for a selfie, shrug, drums, and a disturbing clown. The decision to strike the rifle …
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