Chicago police offer to pay people to surrender their guns
The Chicago Police Department held an event over the weekend that paid residents to turn over their guns.
The event, held at Saint Ida Church in Chicago’s Edgewater neighborhood on Saturday, gave residents a $100 prepaid gift card for each gun they turned in and $10 for BB-guns, air-guns, and replica guns, WFLD-TV reported.
Chicagoans who attended the event were not asked how they acquired the guns if they turned them in, and there was no limit to how many guns each person could exchange for a gift card.
A spokesperson for the...