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Event takes aim at guns on Schenectady streets

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About a block from Monday’s shooting near Jerry Burrell Park, community and public officials gathered Saturday to aid in the city’s battle against gun violence. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Hamilton Hill Arts Center was the site of a gun buy-back program organized by law enforcement, local government, religious and community officials. The effort, which offered gift cards up to $100, depending on the type of weapon turned in, netted 10 weapons in ...

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miketomm
June 25, 2012
10:51 a.m.

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How about a program that takes gun USERS off the streets? Maybe a program that puts them in jail for a very long time for something as simple as possession of an illegal gun.

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