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New Jersey Gun Raffle

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Tamara chased the story about a contest that is going on where the winner gets their choice of a firearm.  There is a policy coalition out of California that is running this raffle to try and encourage people to contact Governor Christie to let him know that they are not happy about all the gun laws on his desk right now.  Currently, Christie has 15 gun bills that residents of New Jersey are waiting for the decision on.

The winners selected for this raffle will be named in the middle of August and are given the choice of three guns, all of which are state-specific and their choice of prize must be legal in the state that they reside.

Another Chaser brings up that fact that there was just a similar raffle in Virginia just down the road from where the Virginia Tech massacre took place and one of the guns that they raffled off there was a Glock 19, which is the same make and model used in the shooting on campus.

The Chasers debate this topic in the studio and put emphasis on responsible gun ownership.  

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