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Old 09-18-2019, 03:19 PM
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Originally Posted by Sherrerd View Post
Beto was also proposing compensation. The eminent domain comparison is a valid one.

Mandatory gun buyback programs have been run successfully. Australia did it in 1996 and again in 2003, and the nation did not fall. New Zealand followed suit this year after the Christchurch massacres:

https://www.npr.org/2019/08/12/75052...uyback-program

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The numbers of firearms turned in are a very low percentage in both countries. NZ is still in the early stages, of course.