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Statewide gun buy back program

Statewide gun buy back program

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has announced a gun buy back program for the state. Schneiderman cited statistics that put the number of gun related fatalities in 2011 at nearly 33,000. 

There will be on site events in several cities across the state including Poughkeepsie, Binghamton, Utica, Yonkers and Cheektowaga. 

People who turn in guns will receive debit cards with prices ranging from $25 to $100 dollars.


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