A study published in May of 2021 has rigorously shown such events do not reduce crime or suicides. Instead, the number of crimes committed with guns increases in the two months after the turn-in events (“buybacks”) are conducted.
The study was published by the National Bureau of Economics in Cambridge, Massachusetts, under the title:
The study authors are: Toshio Ferrazares, Joseph J. Sabia, and D.Mark Anderson
The term “buyback” is an Orwellian propaganda term. You cannot buy back what you never owned. Read more…