The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Bearing Arms
On December 16, Leominster, MA will play host to their annual gun buyback program. As per normal with these programs, the plan is to exchange gift cards for firearms.
Leominster residents may go to the Leominster Police Department between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Dec. 16.
The yearly Goods for Guns program in Worcester is sponsored by both UMass Memorial Hospital and Worcester District Attorney Joseph Early Jr.’s office.
Dr. Michael Hirsch is the medical director for Worcester’s Division of Public Health, as well as a pediatric trauma surgeon and longtime gun safety advocate.
“This isn’t just about crime,” Hirsch said. “It’s about public health.”
Turn in an operable gun and receive:
• Semi-automatic weapon: $75 gift certificate to a local merchant.
• Handgun: $50 gift certificate to a local merchant.
• Long gun: $25 gift certificate to a local merchant.
Also accepted are non-operable guns, livepost was originally published on this site