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In San Francisco and Oakland on Saturday, citizens brought their guns to sell to the police in return for cash. Every volunteer who returned a gun was $200 richer walking away. The line was so long in San Francisco that there was no cash left after lunchtime and I.O.U.s were substituted instead.
Oakland’s police chief, Howard Jordan, said, "When we remove guns off our streets that could be used in a crime, we reduce the possibility of our youth and community being a victim.”
There’s only one problem with this scenario: in all likelihood, it’s the law-abiding citizens returning g
200 $ each....lines 2 miles long...I just don't know...Seems odd and out of place for Americans to be acting as such.
reply to post by Agent_USA_Supporter
For that i can agree with you on that seriously what are people thinking? giving up there weapons just for 200 dollars that you can lose in a single? and then what happens after that? would those people say maybe i shouldn't returned my gun? The case in Sandy Hook is still uneasy and seems to be off.
Andy Borowitz @BorowitzReport I refuse to argue with anyone whose love of guns comes with a hatred of spelling.
Police spokesperson Johnna Watson said people there turned in assault rifles, AK47s and other weapons that were known to be stolen.
Originally posted by Spike Spiegle