After George Zimmerman was acquitted and told he could re-claim any property confiscated as evidence in the case, including his gun, the U.S. Justice Department stepped in and said not so fast.

At that point, author Brad Thor tweeted an offer to buy Zimmerman a new gun.

Thor’s offer brought about some reaction such as this:

However, one tweeter took it a step further:

Ah, capitalism:

Thor’s latest book is currently sitting atop the New York Times bestseller list.