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19 May 2000

Washington Post

Sell a rifle to a law officer, stop a crime. Trade a pistol for a McDonald's voucher, prevent a shooting. Atlanta bought 837 guns from residents last month, and Houston collected 779 earlier this month. Citizens sold 282 guns to authorities in Las Cruces, N.M., 754 in Baltimore, eight in Prichard, Ala., and 2,192 in the District. "What's the value of a life saved?" said Atlanta Mayor Bill Campbell. "We are going to do this again and again and again. When we run out of... (GunPolicy.org)

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