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Nearly Bankrupt LA Pays People to Turn in Their Guns

Uber Dave Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 3:15 PM
Gun buy back programs are older than dirt and just as worthless...
AWLkabong Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 3:18 PM
I know for a fact that the Nuggets are picked out by the cops.

No Way In Hell they are going to let a choice 1911 go the crusher.

Some old bat has had it wrapped in a rag in her drawer since her husband died 30 years ago.

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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