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Los Angeles Gun Buyback

Angelenos Turn In Their Guns

Los Angeles Daily News | Rick Orlov | Posted 07.07.2013 | Los Angeles

The weekend's gun buyback program resulted in more than 1,100 firearms being turned in, bringing to 11,151 the total number of weapons turned in durin...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

This week, Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf died, Vladimir Putin signed a bill banning the adoption of Russian children by Americans, and our economy continued to speed towards the fiscal cliff, with Harry Reid accusing John Boehner of waiting until he is reelected as Speaker before seriously negotiating a deal, and the president demanding an up-or-down vote on a stop-gap measure. The poor beached whale that died in Queens, New York midweek seems a fitting metaphor for our political system. On a more positive note, a gun buyback event in Los Angeles was so successful the police ran out of the gift cards that were being exchanged for the turned-in weapons (including 75 assault weapons -- and a pair of rocket launchers). Many of those giving up their guns said they were doing so as the result of the Newtown massacre. Here's hoping that's a trend that extends into the new year.

Guns For Groceries

Posted 12.26.2012 | Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Police Department has moved its annual gun buyback program up to Wednesday so that Angelenos can take "concrete action" after the trag...

How Angelenos Can Take 'Concrete Action' After Newton Shooting

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 12.20.2012 | Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Police Department has moved up its annual gun buyback program so that Angelenos can take "concrete action" after last week's tragic sh...

WATCH: Angelenos Turn In Guns For Mother's Day

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 05.14.2012 | Los Angeles

Guns may be mothers' least favorite household item. For some, their Mother's Day gift this year was having that item removed from the house. Los An...