Online Gun Store Hosts Valentine’s ‘Gun And Roses’ Giveaway

An online gun retailer based in Utah is hosting a Valentine’s Day-themed giveaway where the winner will win a Smith & Wesson Shield 9 handgun and two dozen roses, according to The Huffington Post.

“Win a gun & some love,” the website,, proclaims.

“Showing your love for a loved one and being able to defend them all in one is as good as it gets,” Craig Ball, the website’s director of operations, told The Huffington Post.

According to Ball, 5,000 people have entered to win since the giveaway went live on Friday morning.


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