MA gun buyback program offering gift certificates. 2 blocks away, they’ll be taken away at gunpoint by muggers who know you’re unarmed #tcot
— Fred Thompson (@fredthompson) December 6, 2012
Here’s the story:
WORCESTER â€” Flu shots instead of gunshots. People can get free flu shots Saturday and next Saturday, even if they donâ€™t turn in a gun at the cityâ€™s annual Goods for Guns buyback program.
City residents, or residents of any other community, may bring their unwanted weapons, unloaded and wrapped in a bag, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday to the Worcester Police headquarters in Lincoln Square, or from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Dec. 8 to the Worcester Division of Public Health, 25 Meade St.
Since the program’s inception in 2002, the Goods for Guns Program have collected 2,200 guns in exchange for gift certificates.
â€œAbsolutely, positively, come one, come all,â€ said Deputy Police Chief Edward J. McGinn. â€œWeâ€™re not asking any names or questions.â€