Skip to comments.GA:Cheap Gun Opportunity Planned for Atlanta, Personal Account from College Park
Posted on 01/13/2014 8:03:53 PM PST by marktwain
The NAACP in Atlanta is considering organizing a turn in event (buy back) for the city. Originally, it was to occur on January 16, 2014. I have been watching, but have not come up with any confirmation for that date. There appears to be an ongoing discussion of the possibility. While researching the event, I found these interesting photos of the guns that were purchased by one private buyer at the College Park, GA Turn in (buyback) in February of 2013. The firearms in the pictures were reportedly purchased by a by a private buyer for a total of $425.
I was at the last (College Park) buy back. Most of the folks appeared to middle aged and elderly with mostly crap guns but a fairly large amount of really decent guns. I saw a few younger guys ass hanging out of their pants but they were the exception not the rule.Across the country, communities, police departments and churches are sponsoring gun turn-ins to get "guns off the street". At many of these events, private buyers are showing up, offering cash for the more valuable guns. These private additions to the public turn-in are effective, no doubt, in getting more guns off the street, because they add to the resources that are available to those who want to get rid of guns for something of value, be it a grocery card or a number of twenty dollar bills.
Many of the folks didn't want to wait >1hr+ to get $100-$150 when they could get that or more now from a well dressed honest appearing and acting citizen. Many are not sure of the law but will sell to another person if the believe it's legal.
Despite the political organizers attempting a public relations stunt "getting guns of the street" and saving lives our presence there is a big black eye and if they could outlaw it they would. I would be wary about surrounding private property as they may have worked an agreement for owners to refuse private transfers of firearms in order to at least chase us off or arrest us. If someone has access to intel or rumor please forward that in this thread. It's the one method they could use to strike back at us for they loath that we have such rights.
The last buy back ran out funds and a lot of guns changed hands then.
BTW, the Second Amendment Alliance march today was enjoyable. We only had about 200 folks or so come out, but it's a Monday, so that was actually fairly good. The important thing is that we were there, on the Capitol steps, for opening day of the legislature. Big things are going to happen this session.
Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!
Buu backs violate the second amendment as they destroy weapons that have grandfathered serial numbers.
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