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A bill that would do away with gun buy-back programs in Indiana will now go before the Indiana Senate for a vote. 

The bill would end programs in cities where people are paid to turn in weapons in which the police later destroy.

The bill's sponsor, Sen Jim Tomes of Wadesville in southwestern Indiana says he doesn't understand why police want to destroy weapons that have value and could be resold.

Gary's police chief says his city's gun buy-back program has made his city safer.

 

 

 

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