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AR 15 raffle on hold

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BLUFFTON, SC (WTOC) -

The Greater Bluffton Republican Club spring fund-raiser raffle is now on hold.

Last week, the club announced it would be raffling off an AR-15. The Island Packet reports that the raffle has been temporarily suspended while officials to make sure the fund-raiser is allowed under South Carolina law.

Right now, raffles are illegal in the state, but just recently Gov. Nikki Haley signed a bill asking voters to change the law in the November 2014 election.

The winner of the gun must be 18 and pass a background check.

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