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  • Indiana Gun Buyback Turns Down Magazines, Private Buyers Pay More for Guns

    05/08/2018 4:05:57 AM PDT · by marktwain · 3 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 29 April, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    A week ago, I wrote about the Crawfordsville, Indiana “buyback”.  The gun turn in event (you cannot “buyback” what you never owned) happened on 28 April, 2018. From the previous article: The event will be held at the Crawfordsville Police Department from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Crawfordsville is about 40 miles northwest of Indianapolis.  From journalreview.com: Residents can turn in semi-automatic rifles, bump stocks or large-capacity clips in an upcoming program sponsored by a local church. Wabash Avenue Presbyterian invites owners to take the weapons and accessories to the Crawfordsville Police Department from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m....
  • Cheap Gun Opportunity in Crawfordsville, Indiana, 28 April, 2018

    04/20/2018 1:01:59 PM PDT · by marktwain · 21 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 18 April, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    A gun turn in event in Crawfordsville, Indiana, delivers an opportunity for brave Second Amendment activists to obtain some nice guns for little money. Their actions would also create a media event to protect Second Amendment Rights. The event will be held at the Crawfordsville Police Department from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Crawfordsville is about 40 miles northwest of Indianapolis.  From journalreview.com: Residents can turn in semi-automatic rifles, bump stocks or large-capacity clips in an upcoming program sponsored by a local church. Wabash Avenue Presbyterian invites owners to take the weapons and accessories to the Crawfordsville Police Department...
  • British Gun Turn-In: Heavy on Air Guns, Low on Ammunition

    01/16/2018 5:32:43 AM PST · by marktwain · 21 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 16 January, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Some nice antiques on the table Image from bristolpost.co.uk  England promoted a national firearms amnesty/turn-in during 2017. In Bristol, 313 "guns" were turned in, along with a whopping 120 rounds of ammunition! That is one round of ammo for every 2.6 "guns". I put "guns" in quotes, because only 186 of the 313 items were actual firearms. Most of those had no ammunition for them.  Here is the breakdown. From bristolpost.co.uk: A breakdown of the guns handed in... Flare 3Shotgun 80Rifle 25Air weapon 96BB gun 14Pistol/Revolver 81Starter pistol 11Slaughtering gun 2Stun gun 1 More than 35% of the guns...
  • CT: Gun 'Buyback', New Haven 16 December, 2017 and Results

    12/23/2017 4:45:59 AM PST · by marktwain · 15 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 22 December, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    Gun turn in events, known by the Orwellian term 'buyback' (you cannot buy back what you never owned), have become rare outside of those states which ban private sales. Connecticut requires that every gun sale be granted permission and be registered with the government. New Haven Connecticut is hosting a gun turn in event.  From nbcconnecticut.com: The New Haven Police Department gun buyback will be at 710 Sherman Parkway in New Haven, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. People turning in working guns will get gift cards for American Express, Stop & Shop, Target, Walmart, Kohl’s or Amazon...
  • English Gun Surrender; Most Not Functional Firearms

    12/08/2017 3:24:15 PM PST · by marktwain · 17 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 6 December, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    - The UK gun surrender that has been ongoing over the last two weeks has ended. A lot of airguns, imitations firearms, replicas and antiques have been turned in. A couple of AK47s made headlines.Here is a headline from Northumbria: AK-47 gun shock as assault rifle among huge haul of weapons handed in to Northumbria Police A closer look at the Northunbrian article reveals some interesting information. The AK-47 and two machineguns were all turned in together. They were deactivated collectors items, and were legally deactivated. But the requirements for deactivation have changed and become much more restrictive.From militaria-hisory.co.uk...
  • British Police: Two Week Conditional Amnesty for Gun Turn In

    11/24/2017 6:00:04 AM PST · by marktwain · 10 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 21 November, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    Crime involving guns is on the rise in England and Wales. There has been a 27 percent increase through June of 2017, compared to the previous year, according to the BBC. The response of the British police has been to declare a two week “gun surrender” that is a sort of amnesty to turn in illegally owned guns.People are assured that they will “not automatically be charged, but will be if they are later connected to a crime.”  It does not sound reassuring to me, but the British are known to be extremely law abiding and trusting of their...
  • CT: Hartford Turn-In Event 28 October, 2017, Profit Center

    11/04/2017 5:11:47 AM PDT · by marktwain · 1 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 3 November, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    Hartford Connecticut had a gun turn in event on Saturday, 28 October, 2017. They have been using the Orwellian term “buy back”. You cannot buy back something you never owned to begin with. Hartford has been holding these events every few months. Gun turn-in events have become scarce in most states as private purchasers turned the affairs into impromptu gun shows. They are hanging on in those states where private sales are banned. A sale is not private if the government requires the sale to be conducted through a government agent, and to be recorded.Second Amendment supporters have another...
  • York, Pa Gun Turn-in “BuyBack” Event Nets 36 Guns

    11/03/2017 5:39:38 AM PDT · by marktwain · 13 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 2 November, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    On 28 October, 2017, for two hours, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., there was a gun turn in event in York, Pennsylvania. It did not attract many people. It has been reported that 36 guns were turned in.From ydr.com:“I have no use for it and I just wanted to get rid of it,” he said of the Ruger. Plus, he said, he has two grandchildren and figured turning in the gun was the best way to eliminate any chance they could access the pistol. That handgun was one of 36 guns York City Police collected over a two-hour...
  • PA: Cheap Gun Opportunity in York, 27 October, 2017

    10/28/2017 4:47:10 AM PDT · by marktwain · 5 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 27 October, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    A gun turn in event in York, Pennsylvania delivers an opportunity for brave Second Amendment activists to obtain some nice guns for little money. Their actions would also create a media event to protect Second Amendment Rights.The event will be held at Fire Station #5, 833 East Market Street, on the 27th of October. The only time given is 6 p.m.From yorkcity.org: The City of York and The York County District Attorney’s Office will hold a Gun Buy Back in the City of York on Friday October 27, 2017, 6:00pm, located at York City Fire Department, Station #5 –...
  • Private Buyers Compete with Police for Choice Guns at Cleveland "buyback"

    12/16/2016 3:40:42 PM PST · by marktwain · 10 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 13 December, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    Guns turned in at the Cleveland "buy back" in 2016. Cleveland is going against the trend on gun "buy backs". They are having one every year, whether they do any good or not. In 2016, they had one on the 4th of December. Very little notice was given. At least one Second Amendment support group, Ohioans for Concealed Carry, predicted a low turn out for the event. From cleveland.com: Jeff Garvas, founder of the group, said the short notice for the Sunday event may not motivate people to exchange their weapons for gift card incentives. The Ohioans for Concealed...
  • Cheap gun/profit Opportunity in Cleveland, 4 December 2016

    11/30/2016 6:56:52 PM PST · by marktwain · 4 replies
    ammoland ^ | 30 November, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    There will be a gun turn in event in Cleveland, Ohio on Sunday, 4 December,  2016.  While these events are commonly labeled with the propaganda term “buyback” the guns were never owned by the people attempting to buy them. Private sales of firearms in Ohio are legal, and Cleveland cannot override state law.  The location has changed from 2014. That year, the location was on Payne Avenue. This year it will be on Chester Avenue.  From patch.com: CLEVELAND, OH — Mayor Frank G. Jackson and Chief of Police Calvin D. Williams proudly announce that the 2016 City of Cleveland...
  • Cheap Gun Opportunity/Profitable Gun Turn in; Minneapolis 27 August, 2016

    08/24/2016 7:53:21 AM PDT · by marktwain · 21 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 24 August, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    -(Ammoland.com)- There will be a gun turn in event on Saturday, 27 August, 2016 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  While these events are commonly labelled with the propaganda term “buyback” the guns were never owned by the people attempting to buy them.The event will be held at two locations: Fire Station 17 at 330 E 38th St. in south Minneapolis; Fire Station 14 at 2002 Lowry Ave N in north Minneapolis.  Compensation will be in the form of Visa gift cards. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The compensation offered at this event is very generous when compared...
  • MI: Private Buyers Rescue Guns at Detroit “Buy Back”

    06/21/2016 4:52:17 AM PDT · by marktwain · 5 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 21 June, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    On  Saturday, 11 June 2016, the Wayne County Sheriff and anti-Second Amendment activists held a gun turn in event at the Mathis Community Center.  The turn in was hyped by numerous local news media, providing free publicity for the event.  But the actual coverage of the event was remarkably free of any mention of the numerous private buyers who competed with the “buy back” organizers for the firearms that were brought to the event. Photo Gallery of Detroit Gun Turn in Event with Private Buyers It may not have been hard to compete.  The gun turn in organizers only offered...
  • GA County Has Trouble Organizing Gun “buy back”

    06/18/2016 6:29:12 AM PDT · by marktwain · 12 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 18 June, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to organize a gun turn in event in Atlanta, Georgia.  They hope to raise $100,000 to fund the event.  Two years ago, $40,000 was raised for a turn in event that brought in about a thousand firearms.  That event had competition from private buyers, who got some good deals.There is a gofundme link for the event at the Sheriff Department website, but the link is not working. A correspondent says that the site raised $130 before it was closed.  At the Sheriff Department site, Sheriff Ted Jackson states his support for the...
  • Cheap Gun Opportunity: Detroit 11 June “buy back”

    06/08/2016 7:16:05 AM PDT · by marktwain · 4 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 8 June, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    There will be a gun turn in event in Detroit, Michigan, on Saturday, 11 June,  2016.  While these events are commonly labelled with the propaganda term “buyback” the guns were never owned by the people attempting to buy them. The event will be held at Mathis Community Center, 19300 Greenfield Road, Detroit.The event is scheduled to run from 10 am until the gift card supply runs out. People often turn up early at these events.  At other turn-in events, some excellent buys were made after the gift cards ran out. The incentive for the gun turn in is a...
  • Brockton, Massachusetts “buy back” a Bust

    06/07/2016 6:14:16 AM PDT · by marktwain · 16 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 6 June, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    Brockton Massachusetts held their first gun turn in or “buy back” in 22 years on 21 May, 2016. “Buy Back” is a propaganda term; the guns were never owned by the people who are buying them. The event was advertised as accepting guns anonymously, no questions asked. This seems to violate Massachusetts law. There may be an exemption for police.  Police will be present; it is unlikely that they would enforce the law against themselves, even if there is no exemption.  From wcvb.com: In exchange for each gun turned in, a $200 gift card to Vicente’s grocery store will...
  • WI: Madison Gun Turn in "Buy Back" gets One Gun

    05/16/2016 3:40:17 AM PDT · by marktwain · 20 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 8 May, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
      Madison, Wisconsin had a gun turn in event last weekend.  This type of event is also known as a gun "buy back", which is a propaganda term designed to get people used to the theory that all guns (property) belongs to the government, and that anything the government takes, it is simple taking "back".  The guns at these event, in 99.9% of the cases, never belonged to the government.  This event turned out to be a bust.  Only one gun appears to have been turned in.  Statistically, in Wisconsin, it was likely a broken single shot shotgun or...
  • NJ: Bill to Fund Gun Turn in Events "buy backs" Bucks Trend

    03/31/2016 7:07:42 AM PDT · by marktwain · 8 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 9 March, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    Gun turn in events have been losing steam for several years.  Academics agree that they are ineffective; activists agree that in most states, they end up as advertisements for gun ownership.  Only in states such as New Jersey, where private sales are highly regulated, are they contemplated with much enthusiasm by disarmists.  But, New Jersey does make private sales more difficult than most states; and they are contemplating state financed gun turn in events.  From bergendispatch.com: Legislation sponsored by Assemblyman John F. McKeon, Speaker Vincent Prieto and Assemblyman Benjie Wimberly that would create a statewide gun buyback program in...
  • VA: Program Offers $250 Reward for tips on Illegally Possessed Guns

    03/21/2016 7:54:24 PM PDT · by marktwain · 16 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 10 March, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    The Richmond Police Department is trying an innovative approach to reduce violent crime.  Because the policy targets people who are not allowed to own guns, it might have positive effects.  David Kennedy has shown that most murders are committed by a very small group of violent individuals, usually associated with gangs and/or drug trafficking.  Identifying and focusing on those individuals has been shown to drastically reduce the murder rate.  One of the methods used to do this is to encourage people to turn in violent felons who illegally possess firearms.  Richmond Virginia has decided to run with this idea....
  • AG rules no demolition if terrorist's family turns them in

    02/23/2016 2:28:32 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 6 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 23/2/16 | Yedidya Ben Or
    Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit has not been on the post long, but already has determined that the policy of demolishing the homes of murderous Arab terrorists should be done away with in cases where the families of the terrorist hand them over. Mandelblit's decision comes with the goal of passing a message that the demolition is not a punishment but rather a deterrent step, as determined by the courts on numerous occasions, reports Channel 2 on Tuesday night. According to the report, due to Mandelblit's decision the planned wave of demolitions of terrorists' homes on Monday night did not include...