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Program trades guns for debit cards

July 25, 2008 3:58:39 PM PDT
Some of Chicago's community and faith leaders are reminding people to participate in Saturday's program to get guns of Chicago streets.They gathered Friday at the Grace and Peace Center church on North Kildare. The city is offering a $100 debit card for each firearm, and a $10 card for each BB, pellet or replica gun.

No questions are going to be asked, and the guns do not have to work.

Members of the group that gathered Friday said every contribution would help make a safer city.

"The reason we're getting involved is that we've had enough. We've had enough of this silliness. We've had enough of young people dying for no reason," one participant said.

For a complete list of locations where you can turn in guns, click here.


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