gun buyback http://wamc.org en 'Gifts For Guns' Returns To Capital City http://wamc.org/post/gifts-guns-returns-capital-city <p></p><p>Get gift cards for guns now through Christmas.</p><p>The popular initiative to get more guns off the streets returns for another holiday season: Drop off any working handgun that is not on a permit at Victory Christian Church at 118 Quail Street and you 'll receive a One Hundred and Fifty Dollar Crossgates Gift Card, no questions asked. Proponents say it's a great way to make the city a little safer while pocketing a little extra cash for Christmas.</p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 20:04:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 79634 at http://wamc.org 'Gifts For Guns' Returns To Capital City Gun Buyback Program Yields More Than 300 Firearms http://wamc.org/post/gun-buyback-program-yields-more-300-firearms <p>In New York, Orange County officials say more than 300 unwanted or illegal weapons were turned in during a recent gun buyback program.</p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 10:45:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 60330 at http://wamc.org Gun Buyback Program Yields More Than 300 Firearms ER Doctors Help Gun Buyback Effort http://wamc.org/post/er-doctors-help-gun-buyback-effort <p>A gun buyback program in western Massachusetts has received a boost from some people who are almost daily witnesses to the problem of gun violence.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> Trauma surgeons, other doctors, and staff at Baystate Medical Center, as well as the hospital itself are helping to fund&nbsp; the gun buyback program that will be held March 2<sup>nd</sup> at the Springfield Police Dept Headquarters. Dr. Ronald Gross, the chief of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery at the hospital spearheaded the effort that resulted in a contribution of $2,450 to buyback guns.</p> Tue, 19 Feb 2013 23:25:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 58127 at http://wamc.org ER Doctors Help Gun Buyback Effort