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To: SMGFan

Any trustworthy stats on how/if these gun buyback programs actually reduce gun violence? Or do the “media” use any down-turn in crime, even crimes that would not normally be committed without a gun (like, say, a burglary or a domestic “dispute”/fight), as “proof” that buyback programs work?


4 posted on 01/31/2013 6:49:41 PM PST by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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The comments at the site are hillarious!


5 posted on 01/31/2013 6:51:24 PM PST by marktwain (The MSM must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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To: jeffc

I’d like to see a statistical breakdown of all the weapons turned in at the last buyback and now.

Break them down into many categories such as
*rifles
* handguns
* shotguns
* machine guns
* general military assault weapons
* automatic handguns (i.e. Tec 9, Mac10, etc)

Then subdivide them as
* Antiques
* Inoperable
* Illegal - Id no. scratched out, etc.
* Traced as used in a crime
* Types of guns, revolvers, pistols, etc.
* Types of rifles, single shot, ramrod load, clip fed, hand fed (22. cal., AK 47, SKS, .30 cal. 303 Springfield, Enfields, M-1, M-2, M-14, AR 15, M 16, etc.

AND:

* Those that were “taken off the street” as opposed to taken “out of the house”.

Once you see the figures, you’ll shit. Buybacks are largely a feel-good fraud on the public.


11 posted on 02/01/2013 12:53:16 AM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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