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30 December 2009

Los Angeles Times

L.A. County's gun exchange program collected 5,337 weapons in 2009, including 144 assault-style rifles. The Sheriff's Department, along with supporters of the Gifts for Guns program, handed out more than $428,100 in gift cards throughout the year at supermarket parking lots around the county in exchange for the guns. "I tell the deputies if it is a gun that could harm one of our deputies, then it is a gun we want off the street," said Lt. Anthony Lucia, who oversaw... (

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