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For the first time in Central Texas, a law enforcement agency will take a gun off your hands, ask no questions and give you money for groceries.
Identification won't be required to turn in a weapon through Guns 4 Groceries, a program sponsored by the Austin Police Department and the Greater Austin Crime Commission that will allow police to buy guns in exchange for grocery store gift cards. Source
I predict a whole lot of broken POS's will be traded in or some rusted solid neglected antiques but I seriously doubt anything of substance will be traded in for a bag of groceries.
I have seen the results of some gun 'buybacks' also. As in.. very old, nonfunctional Daisy and Crosman BB and pellet guns. Paying $50.00 for a broken POS, single pump BBgun, with a street value of less than nothing????
Originally posted by kozmo
That's been done here in Northeast Ohio many times. The thing that cracks me up is looking at the guns that get turned in - pure crap! The good guns are still on the streets.
Also to add, a good gun in the hands of good marksman can feed a family of four for a very long time!
Originally posted by SeenMyShare
reply to post by redhorse
True, but there are also rabbit, squirrel, pheasant, grouse.......... not to mention my vegetable garden. Right now, as things stand, the deer come out in daylight to eat my flowers and chicken food. I could see that changing if TSHTF, but I could still see game being available.