...promise of shiny computer if they turn in firearms.
The government of Mexico has initiated a new program that allows citizens to turn in their firearms in exchange for a new computer. The Mexican government hopes to stem the rising tide of crime in Mexico, crime that could potentially spill over into the United States.
"People often have a gun at home, which could perhaps be for self-defense, but sadly it becomes a family tragedy when it is not used properly " said Guadalupe Lopez, a member of the goverment in Alvaro Obregon, a section of Mexico.
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