Expert says gun buyback won’t cut down violence

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February 10th, 2014

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Robert Sege, School of Medicine

Mayor Martin J. Walsh was quick to announce a gun buyback program after a 9-year-old boy was shot dead in Mattapan on Friday but an expert warns that strategy will do little to curb violence in the Hub…

Expert quote:

“This tragedy that happened on Friday clearly requires a response, and a gun buyback program is something we can do. The main thing gun buybacks do is send a message that we don’t need to have guns in our home. These are guns that could be stolen or used for crimes.”

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