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Tennessee Church Raffles off AR-15 To Celebrate Independence Day

“Amen,” Holmes replied. After being handed the gun, Holmes pointed out that the AR-15 rifle was American-made and that he had purchased a scope for it. 

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Holmes indicated that the gun was “completely, 100% legal” and that the winner would need to pass a federal background check before receiving the gun directly from the gun dealer. 

Again poking fun at those who might object to the raffle, Holmes said, “People say, ‘Do you know that that is a very dangerous weapon and that it breaks bones?’ Well, yeah, if you shoot it right.” 

“If I’m going to defend myself,” he continued, “and somebody’s trying to kill me and I’m using this to defend myself, then I do definitely want it to stop the person, okay? I don’t want them to have another opportunity to get up off the floor and to try it again.”

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ChurchLeaders has reached out to The River of Tri-Cities Church for comment and will update this article in the event of a response.