Beginning this weekend, Compton residents can exchange their guns for gifts — no questions asked — as part of a city-sponsored endeavor to reduce violence.
Compton California, USA. For every gun turned in, participants will receive a $50 gift card to Circuit City, Ralphs Grocery or Toys « R » Us.
« The largest challenge to this program is to ensure that the local residents understand that this is a completely anonymous process, where we will ask no questions of the person surrendering the firearm, » the sheriff’s department statement said.
Crazy ? Well according to CBS about 400 guns were handed over to the sheriff’s department in 2005 already.
Well professional distributors will be able to add a category of gifts to their range. : « peace incentives ».
Read the original CBS story here : Hand over a Gun, Get A Gift