Youth hockey league uses gun raffle to raise money

Posted at 12:56 PM, Jan 31, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-31 12:56:37-05

A youth hockey league is making headlines with a controversial fundraiser - it's auctioning off tickets to win a gun! Read More from

Each $40 ticket is a chance to win one of 200 guns. 

Fans as far away as Antarctica are snatching up the tickets - after word of the raffle got posted online. 

Many think it's a great fundraiser for the young athletes - others say a gun raffle just isn't appropriate for a children's league.

Either way - the league says it'll hold the raffle in March. Do you think a gun raffle is appropriate?