Pro-gun group offers free shotguns to Orlando neighborhood

Published On: Sep 25 2013 09:32:24 AM HST

Members of the Armed Citizen Project said they are looking to arm locals with shotguns in an effort to stop crime.

The group's members have been going door-to-door in the Sunshine Gardens area, leaving fliers on homes to advertise free shotguns.

"No. I would not need to have a shotgun," Robin McLaughlin said.

McLaughlin has lived in the neighborhood for 25 years and said she does not see a need to arm Sunshine Gardens residents.

Ron Ritter, the program director for the state of Florida, said he hopes the group works with gun manufacturers and dealers to give free or discounted guns to homeowners.

"This is perfectly legal, permitting guns to be handed out," Ritter said.

"That doesn't mean we should all have a firearm," McLaughlin said.


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