Tuesday, July 24

GOP fundraiser to feature machine gun shoot

Republicans in New Hampshire think they've found a fun new fundraising idea. Scott Brooks at the Union Leader writes about the new plan to raise money.

Tired of the usual chicken dinners, the Manchester Republican Committee is planning to arm supporters next month with Uzis, M-16 rifles and other automatic weapons for a day of target practice at a Pelham firing range.

"The thought just struck me one day: a machine gun shoot. What the heck?" said Jerry Thibodeau, the committee chairman.
The cost to participants is $25, plus fees for ammunition and parking. According to the article, proceeds will be split among the party, the club and the gun supplier.

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