Plan to Disarm Domestic Abusers Seizes Just 60 Guns in 2 Years, a Fraction of Goal

Domestic abusers in Dallas County have surrendered just 60 guns since 2015 under a program designed to disarm thousands of violent offenders.That's a tiny fraction of the 700 to 800 firearms county officials expected to collect each year when the initiative was launched two years ago.State and federal law prohibits convicted abusers and anyone subject to a protective order from owning a gun. But the law does not dictate what they do with those weapons. The Dallas County program allows abusers to turn over their guns to the Sheriff's Department, which stores the firearms at its gun range.   Continue reading...

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