gun buyback program http://www.kplu.org en Seattle mayor's omission: Buyback guns already destroyed http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-mayors-omission-buyback-guns-already-destroyed <p></p><p>Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn has apologized for making a deliberate omission this week when he announced a plan to turn guns from a buyback program into plaques carrying messages of peace.</p><p>McGinn left the impression during a news conference on Tuesday the 700-plus weapons collected at a highly publicized buyback in January would be used to make the plaques.</p><p> Thu, 09 May 2013 21:00:02 +0000 The Associated Press 8729 at http://www.kplu.org Seattle mayor's omission: Buyback guns already destroyed Seattle to melt buyback guns into peace plaques http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-melt-buyback-guns-peace-plaques <p><span style="font-size: 15.199999809265137px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; line-height: 15px;">The Seattle Police Department collected more than 700 guns during a buyback in January, and now city officials have a plan for them.</span></p><div style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.199999809265137px; line-height: 15px;"><p>Mayor Mike McGinn announced Tuesday they'll be melted into plaques that feature quotes from Seattle children about gun violence.</p> Tue, 07 May 2013 20:18:58 +0000 The Associated Press 8693 at http://www.kplu.org Seattle to melt buyback guns into peace plaques