Across the country, communities have held gun buy back programs in the wake of the Connecticut tragedy. Los Angeles recently collected 2,037 guns, including a grenade launcher.
Buchanan and a group of volunteers are putting together Dallas’ first since the tragedy, which is designed for gun owners who no longer want weapons but don’t know what to do with them.
“We need to make communities and families safer and we try to do it one gun at a time,” he said.
It’s scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19 outside The Stew Pot at 1822 Young Street. Organizers will pay $50 cash for working handguns and rifles and $200 for semi-automatic assault rifles.
Thinking about going over and standing around outside of the property — just to observe of course.
And if anyone wonders why I have a handful of cash, I might talk to them about the guns they planned to turn in.
Oh and that ‘grenade launcher’? It appears to be an empty AT-4 training device. Nice way to be truthful there L.A. police department.