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Councilmember Nadine Ramsey to Host Second Annual Gun Buyback Event

June 16, 2017

"“This is common sense. We’re providing a strong incentive to get the guns off the street,” Ramsey said. “We were successful last year because of strong community participation, and we’re expecting that again this year .”"


District "C" Councilmember Nadine Ramsey
NEW ORLEANS - District "C" Councilmember Nadine Ramsey will be hosting a citywide Gun Buyback event on Saturday, June 17, 2017, at the St. Roch Community Church.

Participating gun owners will receive $100 for handguns, shotguns or rifles and $200 for assault weapons. Only working firearms will be accepted and there will be a limit of five guns per person. 

Additional sponsors of the program include: Congressman Cedric Richmond, Coroner Dr. Jeffrey Rouse, Senator Wesley Bishop, State Senator Troy Carter, State Representative Gary Carter, State Representative Jimmy Harris, Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman, Second City Clerk Darren Lombard, Second City Constable Edwin Shorty, Morris Bart, LLC., Metro Services Group and Faubourg St. Roch Improvement Association

For more information call 504-658-1034.

WHO: 
District "C" Councilmember Nadine Ramsey

WHAT: 
Citywide gun buyback event to remove firearms from the streets in an effort to reduce gun violence.

WHEN: 
Saturday, June 17, 2017
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

WHERE: 
St. Roch Community Church
1738 St. Roch Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70117

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Contact: 
Kara Johnson
Chief of Staff
Office of District "C" Councilmember Nadine Ramsey 
Phone: (504) 658-1032
kyjohnson@nola.gov

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