Every year, the Scottsdale Gun Club hosts a photo opportunity, including Saint Nick and some serious fire power.
Rory Collins and his wife Kaprice Collins posed with a machine gun for a family photo with their 2-year-old twin boys.
"Everybody wants a Red Ryder BB gun for Christmas, so why not get a real gun when you're an adult?" said Rory.
Kaprice, also a gun enthusiast, agrees.
"I think everyone should have a gun for protection, and it's our right to be able to have them, so why not?" said Kaprice.
The Scottsdale Gun Club admits to receiving plenty of criticism from people who feel uneasy about seeing children near machine guns.