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Gift cards for guns: get rid of unwanted firearms, no questions asked

Posted at 11:14 PM, Apr 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-28 02:14:32-04

Gun owners will soon be given the chance to trade in their unwanted firearms for a gift card.

The Santa Barbara Police Department & Coalition Against Gun Violence will be hosting the event on Saturday, May 12.

It’ll run from 8:00 a.m. to noon at the Gate C Entrance of the Earl Warren Showgrounds located at 3400 Calle Real in Santa Barbara.

Anyone wanting to get rid of an unwanted firearm can do it anonymously at the event.  

$100.00 Smart & Final Supermarket gift cards will be given to people turning in functioning handguns, shotguns, and rifles. You’ll get a $200.00 Smart & Final Supermarket gift card for California classified assault weapons. Free gun locks will also be given away.

Firearms should be transported to the gun buyback unloaded and in the trunk of your car.