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Youth Baseball Team Raffling AR-15 Rifle

Auspex Wrote: Mar 14, 2013 4:41 PM
Exactly, if you wait until the government becomes tyranical, then you already missed the boat and they took your weapons already. Having citizens with guns makes the government think twice before acting like a tyrant. Why else do you think they are trying to take our guns away, when empirical evidence suggests that armed communities are safer than gun-free ones.

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.

Last year the Atwood-Hammond baseball league tried to raffle off half a hog. But they only raised $10 – and barely had enough to pay the local butcher.

So this year a local gun shop provided the league with a Rock River Arms Tactical Operator Two – and the response has been massive.

“My phone has been ringing off the hook,” said Charidy Bucher, co-owner of the Atwood Armory shop. “The response has been tremendous.”

Bucher told...