Officials in NY town host toy gun buyback

Officials in NY town host toy gun buyback
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[Ed. – “We don’t want the kids playing with guns. Guns are dangerous.”]

Hempstead, New York, children participated in a toy gun buyback program this Christmas because local officials believe that it’s important to even take “dangerous” toy guns out of the hands of children.

Officials encouraged children who received toy guns for Christmas to bring the toys into a local park to swap them out for other, clearly less dangerous toys.

Hempstead Village Trustee LaMont Jackson told WABC-TV that Hempstead officials don’t want children “playing with guns.”

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“The purpose is to offer safe alternatives to toy guns,” Jackson explained.

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