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Nearly Bankrupt LA Pays People to Turn in Their Guns

rman859 Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 1:55 PM
Go down to Walmart, buy a reasonable looking $20 plastic toy. paint the orange tip black. Net $180. Stupid liberal people deserve to lose money
DEMShavenoSHAME Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 1:56 PM
Problem is....IT'S YOUR MONEY.
rman859 Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 1:57 PM
It's a tax refund,

Better than letting Crack heads buy more crack.

Over the weekend, the Los Angeles Police Department held a gun buy back and paid people $100-$200 in gift cards as an incentive to participate. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa called the buy back a way to fight crime although criminals do not participate in buy back programs. From Reuters:

Police officers handed out $200 grocery store gift cards to people who turned in an automatic weapon, and $100 gift cards to those who provided a handgun, rifle or shotgun.

Los Angeles has held an annual gun buyback since 2009, and similar events have been organized...

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