BREAKING NEWS Madison Police investigate deadly shooting at the Wall Triana Kroger Full Story

Kansas congressional candidate faces criticism for 'AR-15 giveaway'

As our nation debates the proper response to yet another mass shooting, a Kansas congressional candidate is getting a...

Posted: Feb 15, 2018 11:28 PM
Updated: Feb 15, 2018 11:28 PM

As our nation debates the proper response to yet another mass shooting, a Kansas congressional candidate is getting a lot of negative attention online.

Republican Tyler Tannahill launched an "AR-15 giveaway" on his Facebook page the day before the shooting in Florida that left 17 people dead.

However, Tannahill's post has not been taken down following the shooting.

The man running for the seat held by retiring Republican Lynn Jenkins describes himself as an "avid sportsman."

The post has been shared more than 400 times and has gotten hundreds of negative comments.

Article Comments

Huntsville
Clear
60° wxIcon
Hi: 71° Lo: 59°
Feels Like: 60°
Florence
Overcast
67° wxIcon
Hi: 75° Lo: 64°
Feels Like: 67°
Fayetteville
Few Clouds
57° wxIcon
Hi: 73° Lo: 58°
Feels Like: 57°
Decatur
Clear
60° wxIcon
Hi: 72° Lo: 60°
Feels Like: 60°
Scottsboro
Clear
57° wxIcon
Hi: 72° Lo: 55°
Feels Like: 57°
WAAY Radar
WAAY WAAY-TV Cam
WAAY Temperatures

Community Events