“Guns are super hot right now,” Atwood-Hammond Little League commissioner Steven McClain told WAND-TV. “They’re extremely hard to get; we decided to go that route.”
Atwood Armory co-owner Charidy Butcher said the AR-15 is “one of the hardest guns on the market to get right now” and that a similar gun raised over $7,000 for a local cancer foundation. Butcher told WAND-TV that the winner of the raffle would have to undergo a background check.
Given all of the national attention that the raffle has received, Atwood-Hammond Little Leaguers could soon be stepping up to the plate in S100s.
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Thanks to Deadspin for the heads up.