Posted April 13, 2015 9:00 pm by Comments

By Robert Farago

"Mount Vernon police Lt. Richton Ziadie, left, and Officer John Damiano accept an assault rifle at a gun buyback program in Mount Vernon on Saturday." (caption and photo courtesy

“People lined up in front of the Doles Community Center with boxes and bags containing firearms an hour before the city opened the doors Saturday to the first gun buyback program in more than eight years,” reports. Regular readers know my laundry list of complaints about these “feel good” firearms turn-in events: the no-question-asked policy eliminates the possibility of a criminal investigation, they create a market for stolen firearms (encouraging criminals to steal firearms), they waste taxpayer money (even if it’s just police overtime), they vilify guns, they disarm citizens, they destroy valuable firearms and they …read more

Via:: Truth About Guns

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