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Hampshire, Franklin County Gun Buy-Back Program This Weekend

Gun control_ Amherst gun lo(WGGB) — Hampshire and Franklin Counties are hosting a gun buy back program on Saturday, October 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m at the Northampton and Greenfield Police stations.

Those who turn in a handgun will receive a $50 gift certificate, and $100 gift certificate for assault weapons.

All weapons must be turned in unloaded and in a bag, and must also be in working condition.

Northwestern District Attorney Dave Sullivan stopped by our ABC40 studios to talk about how people can make this exchange and how this will benefit the area.

You can CLICK HEREfor more information on the buyback program.

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  • alpinequeen

    Why do the guns have to be in working condition? Do they plan to sell them?

  • weasel

    I just hope the taxpayer doesn’t pay for this stupidity.

  • Jake

    This is nothing but a “feel good” program, it has zero effect on crime…a complete waste of money…….

  • doggone

    How many shootings occurred after the Springfield gun buy back and this week ?