Something tells me that the Little League will make a fortune with this raffle…
(Todd Starnes) –A youth baseball league in central Illinois is in desperate need of cash â€“ so theyâ€™ve decided to auction off an AR-15 assault rifle.
The Atwood-Hammond baseball league said they only raised $10 with last yearâ€™s raffle. So a local gun shop provided the league with a Rock River Arms Tactical Operator Two .
â€œMy phone has been ringing off the hook,â€ said Charidy Bucher, co-owner of the Atwood Armory shop. â€œThe response has been tremendous.â€
Bucher said her phone has been ringing since 4:30 a.m.
â€œPeople from out of state have been calling,â€ she said.
She said the winner of the rifle will also receive 260 rounds of ammunition.
â€œAmmo is just as hard to get as the firearms these days, unfortunately,â€ she said. [..]
(WANDTV) –….Atwood Armory co-owner Charidy Butcher said the winner must go through the same process as anyone buying a gun.
“[They] will have to go through a background check just like they were purchasing the firearm from us,” she said.
That includes filling out necessary paperwork and obtaining copies of a FOID card and drivers license. [...]
Update via Atwood Armory’s Facebook page:
Here is the way to get your tickets!
Tickets are just 20 each for the fundraisers and can be purchased at ATWOOD ARMORY or by mailing a check to ATWOOD ARMORY located at 65 E CR 1175 N, Atwood, IL 61913. Once I receive your check, I will mail you your ticket stubs. Be sure to include a note with your name, address, and phone number. If you live out of state, I will gladly ship the firearm to an FFL dealer in your area if you win.