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Nearly 700 Guns from Brooklyn Buyback will be Melted into Coathangers
21 July 2008
NY1 TV News (New York)
City officials are calling Brooklyn's gun buy-back program a success.
A joint program between a group of Brooklyn pastors and the Brooklyn district attorney netted almost 700 guns.
The event allowed people who owned illegal guns to drop them off at six churches in exchange for a $200 debit card, no questions asked. Twenty dollar bank cards were given for B.B. guns and air pistols.
Overall, 697 illegal and functioning guns were collected on Saturday at six churches... (GunPolicy.org)
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