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Old March 14, 2013, 01:09 AM   #1
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Youth Baseball Team Raffling AR-15 Rifle

Yep, you read that right. A local shop donated the firearm and is running the raffle for them. I'm sure the antis have their shorts in a wad over this.

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Youth Baseball Team Raffling AR-15 Rifle

Mar 13, 2013

By Todd Starnes

A youth baseball league in central Illinois is in desperate need of cash – so they’ve decided to auction off an AR-15 assault rifle.

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The Atwood-Hammond baseball league said they only raised $10 with last year’s raffle. So a local gun shop provided the league with a Rock River Arms Tactical Operator Two .

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For more information on the raffle, click here.
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Old March 14, 2013, 01:12 AM   #2
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For those of you wanting to purchase raffle tickets and do not live in the area, you can mail a check to ATWOOD ARMORY, 65 E CR 1175 N, Atwood, IL 61913. Tickets are $20 each. Please make sure you include a note with your name, address, and phone number. Once I receive your check, I will mail you your ticket stub. The firearm can be shipped to a FFL dealer in your area. Thanks so much for your support!
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Old March 14, 2013, 02:23 AM   #3
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Re: Youth Baseball Team Raffling AR-15 Rifle

Good for them but considering Joe Biden's recent comments, he would be disappointed they didn't raffle off a shotgun instead. Hey, what's good for the goose should be good for the gander. Members of Congress did it in Washington D.C. of all places.

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Old March 14, 2013, 11:35 AM   #4
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Happens all the time 'round here.

No-one ever says a word about it.

But, then most of the media thinks Wyoming is not part of the USA!
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Old March 14, 2013, 11:52 AM   #5
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Up here in New Hampshire, even the police do it:

http://www.nhchiefsofpolice.com/Raffle.htm
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Old March 14, 2013, 12:31 PM   #6
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Hardly qualifies as news in lots of places, though might be seen as odd in NYC, Chicago, or D.C. I have seen local volunteer fire departments and other organizations raffle firearms many times. Kudos to Atwood Armory for supporting the team. This is probably a very good time for a gun raffle.

Todd Starnes needs to learn the difference between an auction and a raffle, though. The terms are not interchangeable. ( I recently attended a Friends of NRA dinner where both a raffle and auction were conducted. )
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