Gun “buy back” programs are misnamed.
You cannot buy back something you didn’t
own in the first place. Since the Brady law
prohibits dumping such guns into criminal
lairs (gun buyers must be certified by the FBI
these days), there is no longer justification for
destroying firearms collected in buyups.
That’s right, there is no longer any justification
at all for destroying firearms collected in
buyups. When buyups are government
funded, meltdowns are therefore wanton
destruction of a public asset, and someone
deserves to be held liable. Tax dollars are
buying legal property simply to destroy it,
when the only way to sell it is to certifiably
law-abiding individuals. What an outrage.
Where I live, savvy collectors have set up
shop at widely publicized gun buyups to
make competitive bids and cherry pick the
Quoted from "Politically Corrected Glossary" by Alan Korwin