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Gun Buybacks Now 'Smarter,' Police Say They Work if Carefully Designed
25 January 2009
Newsday (New York)
By dawn, the line of people turning in guns at the Uniondale church was snaking out the door.
It was Nassau's first gun buyback in 20 years, and by the end of that December day, police had taken in 424 handguns and shotguns at four churches — such an unexpectedly large number that they burned through the $50,000 officials had allocated and had to issue IOUs.
A gun buyback in Suffolk the same weekend also far surpassed expectations, and in both counties law... (GunPolicy.org)
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