Skip to comments.Grizzlies Offering Free Tickets In Exchange For Turned-In Firearms(Memphis TN)
Posted on 09/12/2012 8:54:47 AM PDT by marktwain
A noble piece of NBA news this afternoon: The Memphis Grizzlies, who are in no need of increased fan attendance, are offering a promotion to help reduce violence in the city of Memphis. This Saturday, the Grizz will join forces with Bloomfield Baptist church in an effort to collect, and dispose of, unnecessary firearms currently on the streets. For every gun that is turned inno questions asked and no background checks performed, of coursethe donor will receive two free tickets to an upcoming preseason game. Via the Memphis Commercial Appeal: The city of Memphis will trade gas cards and Grizzlies tickets for guns in a judgement-free program designed to reduce the number of weapons on the streets. During the event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Bloomfield Baptist Church, the city and its partners plan to hand over a $50 Mapco gas card for each gun a person turns in, limited to three guns, or $150 worth of gas cards, per person.
(Excerpt) Read more at slamonline.com ...
Also an opportunity for criminals to ditch guns used in crimes....
Activists have been buying guns at these events in other states:
The Detroit PD Doesnt Like Competition(MI)
Gun-buying enthusiasts crash firearms ‘turn-in’ event at Memorial Coliseum(OR)
Don’t the Grizzlies have their own guns? They need to buy more? I would have expected most NBA thugs to pack heat already................/s
Only if every member of the Memphis Grizzlies turn in their guns FIRST. If not, then give them a raspberry.
“Also an opportunity for criminals to ditch guns used in crimes....”
-> ....along with the continued nurturing of the misguided principles of this world by those who truly believe they “know-what’s-best” for it.
Since the guns are worth less than tickets to the games, the gang bangers will just upgrade their guns and get in cheaper.
1 bottle of Makers Mark for NRA good.
2 bottles for NRA very good.
3 bottles for NRA excellent
We have a new owner. He hasn’t met the real Memphis yet.
Support the right to arm bears! (Grizzlies in this case.)