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No weapons buyback planned for Pierce County

Post by Steve Maynard / The News Tribune on Jan. 29, 2013 at 6:26 pm with 5 Comments »
January 29, 2013 6:37 pm

Seattle police’s gun buyback program drew a large response Saturday. But don’t expect a weapons buyback soon in Pierce County from the Sheriff’s Department.

“We won’t be doing one anytime soon due to budget,” Sheriff’s spokesman Ed Troyer said Tuesday. “We can’t afford it and we want to look at the issues, successes and failures of others.”

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  1. dbreneman says:

    If you want to sell a gun at fair market value, do so at a gun shop. If you want to get ripped off, do so at a “gift card” government event. Caveat venditor!

  2. NineInchNachosII says:

    Every gun deserves a mother and a father!

  3. How about a parking meter buyback program?

  4. rivitman says:

    Hooray for the County NOT putting on a pointless political soap opera at taxpayer expense, only to benefit anti-gun drama queens.

  5. BeerHounds says:

    Congrats to Seattle for hosting the states second largest gun show. There were deals to be had there!

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