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NH chiefs´ gun raffle to
include semiautomatics

WFXT-TV [Dedham, MA], by Staff *

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 1/15/2013 1:53:23 PM

Newport, NH - The New Hampshire Association of Chiefs of Police plans to give away 31 firearms, including several semi-automatic weapons, in a raffle to raise money for a youth training academy. The chiefs´ association said it´s selling 1,000 tickets for $30 each to anyone 18 or older hoping to win "some of today´s most popular N.H.-made sporting firearms" during the raffle scheduled for May. (Snip) But he said the association is following the law and raising money for a good cause. The raffle was organized before the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in which 26 people died,

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*[w. Associated Press]. If you ever wonder how "Fast & Furious" began, check this out. It was legal and all about raising money for a good dRATS "cause." Here, you can win a firearm each day during the merry month of May.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter, 1/15/2013 2:02:40 PM     (No. 9118039)

I´m confused by "...including several semi-automatic weapons..." statement. Are the rest of the prizes muskets? Does the staff at WFXT know about what they´re talking?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Iconoclast, 1/15/2013 2:20:43 PM     (No. 9118082)

I don´t see any problem here, I´d enter if I lived in N.H., which , BTW, has a large firearms industry, and the lowest firearm deaths in the nation.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: NJVol, 1/15/2013 2:23:10 PM     (No. 9118084)

#1, maybe they do: neither my .22 bolt action rifle nor my .357 Smith and Wesson revolver are semi-automatic.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Screwgun, 1/15/2013 4:02:51 PM     (No. 9118320)

#3: unless your revolver in single-action it is functionally semiautomatic.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: woodsman, 1/15/2013 4:21:08 PM     (No. 9118369)

Live free or die!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: keekng, 1/15/2013 5:23:54 PM     (No. 9118524)

Can out of staters buy a ticket?

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