Gun Policy News
Chicago Gun Buy-back Collects Almost 6,000 Handguns, Assault Weapons
21 July 2007
Almost 6,000 handguns and assault weapons were turned over to Chicago police on Saturday in exchange for $100 debit cards, officials said. The third "Don't kill a Dream, Save a Life" program was a "huge success" and the most successful attempt at taking guns off the street, said police spokeswoman Monique Bond.
"In light of the recent tragedies with so many young people's lives being taken, I think that people are starting to recognize that guns are dangerous," Bond... (GunPolicy.org)
Read More: Chicago Tribune