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United States

9 January 2006

News-Sentinel (Fort Wayne) / AP

GARY, Indiana — Baptist ministers across northwestern Indiana are encouraging people to give up their guns by offering vouchers for groceries or clothing. Anyone who turns in a firearm to Gary police can take the receipt to one of a series of Baptist revivals and exchange it for one of the vouchers. Pastor Dwight Gardner of Trinity Missionary Baptist Church, the newly elected chairman of the Baptist Ministers Conference of Gary, said he began planning the gun... (

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