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Could a national buyback program reduce gun violence in America?

Aug 05, 2019 - Chicago Sun-Times

Some people attempt to profit from gun buybacks by submitting inexpensive or broken firearms worth less than the cash incentive offered. Americans own nearly half of the world’s guns, with approximately 120 firearms for every 100 residents.

Gun control policies may someday restrict new gun sales. But what impact can they have when Americans already own millions of guns?

I have spent years studying American attitudes toward guns and gun policies, including smart guns and ope...