Tuesday, February 12, 2013

A step in the right direction -- Md. attorney general announces gun ‘turn-in’



WP recently reported --As Maryland lawmakers grapple with gun-control legislation, Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler on Monday said his office will employ the “time-tested” tool of allowing residents toturn in illegal or unwanted firearms, no questions asked.
Gansler (D) dubbed May 11 the “The Attorney General’s 1st Annual Statewide Gun Turn-in Day.” He said his office was working with local prosecutors and police to set up drop-off points statewide. No ID will be required to surrender a weapon, he said in a statement.  
“This gives family members the opportunity to remove illegal and unwanted guns from the home that they fear would be used to harm themselves or others,” Gansler said.
Read full articlehttp://www.washingtonpost.com/local/md-politics/md-attorney-general-announces-gun-turn-in/2013/02/11/82d3b422-747f-11e2-95e4-6148e45d7adb_story.html

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