Guns For Gift Cards: New Yorkers Surrendered 3,000 Firearms For Cash

  • New Yorkers surrendered thousands of firearms to the State over the weekend in exchange for gift cards ranging from $25 to $500 at a statewide, no-questions-asked “landmark event” coordinated by the attorney general’s office.
  • New York State Attorney General Letitia James said officials collected more than 3,000 guns at nine buyback locations throughout the state, ABC reported.
  • Authorities did not ask for any personal information of those giving up their guns, including names, addresses, or proof of ownership.