Orange County Sheriff’s Office held their third-annual “gun buyback.” It resulted in a record 262 firearms and 47 pellet guns. Only three of which had been reported stolen.
So what exactly is a gun buyback? It’s an…interesting process to say the least.
The Orange County Sheriff’s office is offering $40 Wal-Mart gift cards in exchange for people anonymously turn in their guns. The goal is to reduce the number of firearms owned by civilians. It also offers a way for people to sell their privately owned guns, without risking prosecution, to the government.
“As a community, we have a responsibility to be responsible,” Bishop Kelvin Cobaris said at a Tuesday press conference.
Compared to the 2016 buyback, this year’s event brought in 11…
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