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Gun owners issue challenge to Del Mar exhibit protesters

Gun owners issue challenge to Del Mar exhibit protesters

A group of San Diego gun owners, worried that the Del Mar Fairgrounds might not renew its controversial gun shows, issued a challenge Friday, July 13, to anyone who can prove illegal sales have taken place there.

The San Diego County Gun Owners, a political action committee with more than 1,000 members, offered to donate $10,000 to a favorite charity of anyone who can prove someone at the shows has violated state laws requiring background checks, a 10-day waiting period or prohibiting the sale of automatic weapons.

Opponents of the show said the challenge is a stunt.

“We believe that (Gun Owners Executive Director Michael) Schwartz’s $10,000 challenge is a...

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