A Leavenworth Republican trying to exchange U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins in Kansas’ 2nd Congressional District is making a gift of an AR-15 rifle for his marketing campaign — and he has no plans to cease the raffle regardless of social media pushback in mild of Wednesday’s mass school shooting in Florida.
Tyler Tannahill, a Marine veteran, on Tuesday posted on his campaign Facebook and Twitter pages: “As an avid sportsman, I’m excited to announce our first AR-15 Giveaway! You possibly can earn a number of entries and no buy is important to win!”
That was in the future earlier than a 19-yr-previous former scholar killed at the very least 17 individuals inside Marjory Stoneman Douglas Excessive Faculty in Parkland, Fla. The gunman allegedly used his personal AR-15 to hold out the mass capturing.