Steve Stockman is giving away an AR-15

"Grab this gun before Obama does!" Rep. Stockman Tweeted in the giveaway announcement

By Jillian Rayfield

Published May 9, 2013 1:39PM (EDT)

 Rep. Steve Stockman, R-Texas                (Facebook/congressmanstockman)
Rep. Steve Stockman, R-Texas (Facebook/congressmanstockman)

Rep. Steve Stockman, R-Texas, is giving away a fre Bushmaster AR-15 rifle, which he wants you to grab "before Obama does."

Stockman tweeted on Wednesday:

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"Enter the drawing to win a FREE Bushmaster AR-15 rifle, almost impossible to find in stores and the number one firearm on the gun banners' wish list!" Stockman writes on his website. "Winner drawn July 4, 2013."

Stockman, who threatened to file for impeachment if President Obama used executive orders to implement gun control, has frequently used his Twitter feed as a platform for his staunchly conservative positions:

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h/t HuffPo.

Jillian Rayfield

Jillian Rayfield is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on politics. Follow her on Twitter at @jillrayfield or email her at

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