Bristol Palin‘s new husband Dakota Meyer shared a controversial photo on Instagram earlier this week of a gun lying next to his baby daughter Sailor.

The former Marine, who married Bristol last month, posted the pro-gun message in the midst of the Democratic National Convention.

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“Carrying has always been important to me for my own safety but now it is imperative because now I have someone relaying on me,” the 28-year-old wrote. “Every day, everywhere I go, every time I carry and am honors (sic) to be using the Blood Stripe holster from @gcodeholsters.”

While a lot of followers praised him for protecting his family, plenty of others weren’t comfortable seeing a firearm so close to a seven-month-old.

Bristol has also been pushing her conservative views on fans in recent days, posing in a sweatshirt that reads “Pro Life, Pro God, Pro Gun.”

Scroll through the gallery below to see more photos of the couple’s baby girl!