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 Post subject: IN SEATTLE, BUYBACK TURNS INTO GUN SHOW...
PostPosted: Mon Jan 28, 2013 6:51 pm 
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Seattle Gun BuyBack Gets JACKED! Turns Into a Damn Gun Show! LOL
Posted by Ed Brown on Jan 27, 2013

http://dcxposed.com/2013/01/27/seattle-gun-buyback-gets-jacked-turns-into-a-damn-gun-show-lol/

Police officers in Seattle, Washington held their first gun buyback program in 20 years this weekend, underneath interstate 5, and soon found that private gun collectors were working the large crowd as little makeshift gun shows began dotting the parking lot and sidewalks. Some even had “cash for guns” signs prominently displayed.

Police stood in awe as gun enthusiasts and collectors waved wads of cash for the guns being held by those standing in line for the buyback program. :lol:

People that had arrived to trade in their weapons for $100 or $200 BuyBack gift cards($100 for handguns, shotguns and rifles, and $200 for assault weapons) soon realized that gun collectors were there and paying top dollar for collectible firearms. So, as the line for the chump cards got longer and longer people began to jump ship and head over to the dealers. :lol:

John Diaz, Seattles Police Chief, wasn’t pleased with the turn of events stating “I’d prefer they wouldn’t sell them,” but admitted it’s perfectly legal for private individuals to buy and sell guns, FOR NOW. Mayor Mike McGinn said at a news conference the private transactions are a loophole that needs to be closed. “There’s no background checks, and some (guns) could be exchanged on the streets that shouldn’t be in circulation.”

But Schuyler Taylor, a previous gun retailer attending the event in hopes of buying weapons, asked “Why not offer them cash versus a gift card? I’m still taking the guns off the streets; they’re just going in my safe.”

People were reportedly, at one point, jumping out of vehicles whilst sitting in traffic – making on the spot deals with the gun buyers.

But the BuyBack wasn’t a bust. On the contrary – their $80,000 supply of gift cards didn’t last but 2 hours, and by 11:00 am they began attempting to issue IOU’s at which point the entire crowd responded by turning and marching toward the gun dealers, forcing the police officers to pack it up for the day. :lol:

On one last note of hilarity, the Seattle Police department claims that they will check the buyback guns to see if any were previously stolen and, if so, try to return them to the rightful owners! LOL. Brilliant (That's only right and more than many of the other "buyback programs" do.)

LOL is right! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Of course you will probably never see this on the evening news or your local paper, but thanks to Drudge the whole country knows about it. And I know it really pisses them off that we can still get the news in spite of them. I never heard of dcxposed.com, but I love their tag line, "Truth - Live With It".
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 Post subject: Re: IN SEATTLE, BUYBACK TURNS INTO GUN SHOW...
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PRICELESS! :lol: :lol: :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: IN SEATTLE, BUYBACK TURNS INTO GUN SHOW...
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Seattle already planning another gun buyback

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn this morning said he’s already planning for another gun buyback, after an event Saturday brought in 716 firearms and resulted in two-hour lines and a traffic jam.

“We would love to do this again,” he said at a morning news conference, and is already working to firm up a date and location sometime in the next few weeks.

McGinn also called on the state and federal governments to prevent the unregulated private sale of guns, which happened on sidewalks around Saturday’s event.

He said it wasn’t clear the city had the authority to shut down the private sale of guns.

“We had a gun bazaar break out on the streets of Seattle at a gun buyback event,” McGinn said.

Still, Deputy Seattle Police Chief Nick Metz said most people who came to sell their guns did so to the police.

“A large majority chose to stand in line, to get less money than they might have in order to make sure that weapon would not be used in a crime.”

Metz said the police researched gun buybacks in other cities, including a recent one in Los Angeles, and found that they collected an average of 100 guns per hour. Seattle police took in more than 700 in about three hours, he said, swamping the staff on hand.

“This was an overwhelming response,” Metz said.

Among the weapons sold to the city in exchange for gift cards of from $50 to $200 were four guns confirmed by police as stolen, dozens considered assault-style weapons and a military-grade missile launcher that is not legal in civilian hands, Metz said.

King County Executive Dow Constantine said that dozens of homes in the region are safer because unwanted guns are no longer lying around. Any one of those, he said, might otherwise have been “used in an argument between brothers, a dispute between neighbors, or taken by an angry teenager and brought to a school. ”

He said that just because the city and county don’t have the legal authority to regulate gun possession or sales, “That should not stop us from doing those things we have in our control.”

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 Post subject: Re: IN SEATTLE, BUYBACK TURNS INTO GUN SHOW...
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dcxposed.com & Rudey may have helped with a precedent on these venues

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 Post subject: Re: IN SEATTLE, BUYBACK TURNS INTO GUN SHOW...
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I'll certainly be looking for gun buyback programs around here.


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 Post subject: Re: IN SEATTLE, BUYBACK TURNS INTO GUN SHOW...
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jadiff wrote:
I'll certainly be looking for gun buyback programs around here.



Pleeez post when you find out!

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