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IN:26 guns collected at Amnesty Day
journalgazette.ne ^ | 21 April, 2013 | Archie Ingersoll

Posted on 04/21/2013 5:11:32 AM PDT by marktwain

FORT WAYNE – They brought revolvers, .22-caliber and .38-caliber. They brought semiautomatics. They brought 12-gauge, 16-gauge and 20-gauge shotguns, some with barrels and stocks chopped off.

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It was mostly elderly and middle-aged people who brought guns to the collection site in the parking lot of the Fort Wayne Urban League, near Hanna Street and East Creighton Avenue. The police, along with the NAACP, the Urban League and the Guardians of Police, a watchdog group of officers and residents, sponsored the event.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; News/Current Events; US: Indiana
KEYWORDS: banglist; fortwayne; guncontrol; in; naacp; secondamendment; turnin
Some decent looking guns there. The article does not mention if anyone was there offering cash for guns. Private sales are legal in Indiana, as they are in most states.
1 posted on 04/21/2013 5:11:32 AM PDT by marktwain
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It was mostly elderly and middle-aged people who brought guns to the collection site.
The poor bastards probably need money to buy more cat food for dinner or guilty white folk helping the cause
Funny there was no mention of gang bangers, drug lords, criminals, murderers and rapists handing in any fire arms where there? I rest my case!


2 posted on 04/21/2013 5:16:50 AM PDT by ronnie raygun (Yesterdays conspiracies are todays truths)
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Of the reported 26 haul (BFD), the picture shows that 9 of them were shotguns. I suppose they didn’t listen to to Uncle Joe.


3 posted on 04/21/2013 5:17:54 AM PDT by mazda77
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He might as well have said it was basically people who posed no criminal threat, and potentially gave up their only means of self defense against those who do.

www.OathKeepers.org

www.CSPOA.org


4 posted on 04/21/2013 5:21:16 AM PDT by ThermoNuclearWarrior (Help put an Oath Keepers car on the NASCAR track, driven by Jeffrey Earnhardt! - WWW.OATHKEEPERS.ORG)
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To: marktwain
Where’s the “Assault Weapons”?
5 posted on 04/21/2013 5:24:32 AM PDT by tobyhill
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To: marktwain

Twenty-six whole firearms; what a coup.

That was certainly worth the time and effort.


6 posted on 04/21/2013 5:28:14 AM PDT by Jack Hammer (American)
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I expanded the pic and saw about three or four single shot shotguns, two or three side by sides of which was an illegal sawed off, a pump, some handguns. Mostly a bunch of junk discards.


7 posted on 04/21/2013 5:33:16 AM PDT by snoringbear (E.oGovernment is the Pimp,)
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To: marktwain

I see one Shotgun in the first pic I might feel safe in firing. In the other pic with the article, ditto for one ‘chrome’ Semi-Auto in the pic which ‘looks okay’. But that’s just from appearance, they may not even work and would cost more to repair than they’re worth.

And from the pics of the ammo boxes turned in I wouldn’t even use those for paperweights (though at today’s prices you call sell almost any ammo).


8 posted on 04/21/2013 5:34:40 AM PDT by Condor51 (Si vis pacem, para bellum.)
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To: ThermoNuclearWarrior

people who posed no criminal threat, and potentially gave up their only means of self defense against those who do.

I suspect many were senior citizens with grand children, and just wanted to get the guns out of the house too prevent an accident.

Or widows with no gun handling experience.

How many of these guns were extremely valuable weapons and were taken home by the gestapo?


9 posted on 04/21/2013 5:36:48 AM PDT by chainsaw ("Two ways to conquer and enslave a nation. One is by the sword. The other is by Obama")
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Only 200,999,974 to go!


10 posted on 04/21/2013 5:44:11 AM PDT by Malone LaVeigh
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To: Malone LaVeigh

That should have been 299,999,974.


11 posted on 04/21/2013 5:45:15 AM PDT by Malone LaVeigh
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To: ronnie raygun
This stunt is classic liberalism. I offer the following:

1. You don't need a permit to own a long gun (i.e.: shot gun, hunting rifle, etc.) in Indiana.
2. Long guns make great weapons for home defense.
3. I can guarantee that those committing the crime spree in Fort Wayne aren't using long guns.

This PR stunt by the mayor and law enforcement only disarms the law abiding which it turn, makes them more vulnerable for becoming victims themselves.

I would only support this if someone was turning in a firearm that they found in the bushes or back alley and especially if it was a handgun. It would likely be linked to a crime.

12 posted on 04/21/2013 6:07:38 AM PDT by TMA62 (Al Sharpton - The North Korea of race relations)
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To: marktwain

Another PR stunt, this time from the urban area of Fort Wayne, the armpit of Indiana.


13 posted on 04/21/2013 6:14:30 AM PDT by caver (Obama: Home of the Whopper)
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The next day all crimes involving firearms ceased, everyone got a high paying job, and people were hugging their neighbors in the street.


14 posted on 04/21/2013 6:39:11 AM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (I voted Republican, no Conservative was on the ballot.)
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15 posted on 04/21/2013 6:59:36 AM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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“Drop and go,” Detective Tim Russell said. “We don’t care who brought it.”

“As Saturday’s event was wrapping up at 4 p.m., a man came trotting across the parking lot with a purple Crown Royal bag that held three pistols someone had asked him to drop off.”

Great police work /s


16 posted on 04/21/2013 7:41:46 AM PDT by logitech (It is time.)
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To: marktwain

Hmmm a little dreaming here!!!

So now when NY Stasi comes looking for my guns, because I refuse to register them, I can simply tell them, I gave them all to the government as they said no records will be kept.....

Anyone else see an opportunity here?


17 posted on 04/21/2013 8:15:44 AM PDT by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam!)
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To: mazda77

I might have paid decent money for a couple of those shotguns, depending on a closer look.


18 posted on 04/21/2013 8:19:23 AM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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To: Condor51
And from the pics of the ammo boxes turned in I wouldn’t even use those for paperweights (though at today’s prices you call sell almost any ammo).

At the last gun show I attended in March some older joker had a bunch of boxes of old hunting ammo (30-06 mostly) and was asking some very high prices.

All the boxes were rotted and the brass was tarnished and some corroded.

He said he had them in his attic for decades and thought he would make some big bucks.

I just laughed and walked away.

19 posted on 04/21/2013 8:51:21 AM PDT by OldMissileer
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To: Fightin Whitey

Most of the guns in the picture look perfectly functional.

I would gladly have paid $100 for most.


20 posted on 04/21/2013 8:52:08 AM PDT by marktwain (The MSM must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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Hard to tell from the photo but I’ve seen worse crap offered for sale, especially these last several months.


21 posted on 04/21/2013 9:22:41 AM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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To: Wurlitzer

That’s actually a good idea. As I’ve never been stupid enough to actually turn any weapons in at one of these gun grabs, I don’t know-do people just anonymously turn in the guns, no questions asked, no records kept?


22 posted on 04/21/2013 10:56:40 AM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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They claim no records are kept and if they tried to use that against anyone they would have to admit they did keep records and the whole thing would blow back at them.


23 posted on 04/21/2013 12:31:55 PM PDT by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam!)
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