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Youth Baseball Team Raffling AR-15 Rifle

OwlCreekObserver Wrote: Mar 15, 2013 7:58 AM
In Illinois, no one is allowed to purchase or possess ANY firearm or even ammunition without having a Firearm Owner's Identification Card that is issued by the state police. Whoever wins the AR-15 will have to present his FOID card before he can take possession.

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...