Police & public explain why they surrendered their guns for $100 grocery cards
By Martin Hill
LibertyFight.com
June 2, 2013


PREVIOUS: 'Lock Your Doors and Load Your Guns', Don't Turn Them In For Groceries!

Law enforcement agencies throughout San Bernardino County took part in the first county-wide gun-buyback program on Saturday June 1st. The events were held in six Stater Brothers Grocery Store parking lots, with thousands of Californians turning in their guns for grocery store gift cards. Jodi Miller of the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department said that the public was "very appreciative of the opportunity" to turn in their guns at the gun-buyback event in Victorville. The event had such a large turnout that although it had originally been scheduled to begin at 10am, Miller explained "at 8:30 we were sending the first cars through" the line. She stressed that the gun surrender was completely voluntary and that these are weapons the participants no longer wanted to posess. Several people were concerned that if their house was burglarized the guns mught be stolen and used in a crime. It should be noted as you will see in the video that two armed deputies asked if I had 'credentials' prior to letting me speak to the public information officer, but I informed them that "I don't need a 'press card' - 1st Amendment."

Many people stated that they didn't want the guns to "get in the wrong hands." There were a lot of older white men and military veterans in line turning in their guns, all of whom said that they supported the 2nd Amendment and the right to self defense.

One Army vet stated that he likened the buyback to the hazardous waste returns and was happy to have the opportunity to get rid of one of his guns in particular, which he had gotten from a guy who was sort of "shady". A woman who turned in her guns told me that she was now concerned that she was unarmed, but that she had dogs. She reasoned that if the burglar killed her dogs and then took her guns, there would be more guns in the hands of criminals.

At the Victorville buyback, there was one unmarked truck without any plates with police inside, patrolling and monitoring the parking lot from all sides. Several motorists driving past the event gave the thumbs up and honked for our signs, one of which read 'DON'T TURN IN YOUR GUNS!' A black U.S. Marine veteran (pictured below) who saw the police and the protest signs stopped by to see what was going on. He said that the people were crazy for turning over their guns, and agreed with local politicians such as the San Bernardino City Attorney and the Big Bear Lake Mayor who had said it's wise to be armed and to protect your family. The man added that after police burned fugitive Chris Dorner alive, he had bought galons of fire retardant spray to apply to his house. "Those MFers aren't burning ME alive!" he said, adding "why do they always seem to use 'incendiary tear gas' instead of regular tear gas in those type situations?"

A TV cameraman for KNBC 4 /Telemundo 52 interviewed me about my opposition at the gun-buyback, but the segment did not air on KNBC's 11 O'clock news, as the story seemed to be pre-empted with coverage of a hurricane and a police pursuit in Los Angeles that ended in deadly carnage.

The spokesman for the Upland Police department said their buyback was pretty busy and had also started about an hour earlier than scheduled, due to high demand. He said that three or four assault weapons had been turned in as of 1:30PM.

There are three videos below. The first is an interview with the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Public Information officer, the second is interviews with folks who traded their guns for gift cards, and the third is a visit to the Upland buyback. Upland you may remember is the Southern California city which was sued and settled a civil rights lawsuit last year for infringing on the rights of two open-carry gun activists.

Police Explain Gun-For-Groceries Buyback in Victorville CA 6/1/13

People in So. Cal explain why they turned in their guns for grocery cards

Upland, Ca Gun Buyback at Stater Brothers 6/1/13


Martin Hill is a Catholic paleoconservative and civil rights advocate. He advocates limited Constitutional government, presumption of innocence, and individual liberty. His work has been featured in the Los Angeles Daily News, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, LewRockwell.com, WhatReallyHappened.com, Infowars.com, PrisonPlanet.com, Economic Policy Journal, FreedomsPhoenix, Veterans Today, Educate-Yourself.org, The Wayne Madsen Report, Devvy.com, Rense.com, The Dr. Katherine Albrecht Show, Jonathan Turley blog, National Motorists Association, RomanCatholicReport.com, Republic Broadcasting Network, WorldNetDaily, Dr. Kevin Barret's Truth Jihad radio show, The Orange County Register, KNBC4 TV Los Angeles, Strike-The-Root.com, DavidIcke.com, Los Angeles Catholic Lay Mission Newspaper, KFI AM 640, Antiwar.com, IamtheWitness.com, The Press Enterprise, Redlands Daily Facts, BlackBoxVoting, The Contra Costa Times, Pasadena Star News, Silicon Valley Mercury News, Long Beach Press Telegram, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, L.A. Harbor Daily Breeze, Whittier Daily News, and many others. Archives can be found at LibertyFight.com and DontWakeMeUp.Org.
RECENT ARTICLES:

To receive the latest articles from LibertyFight.com join the mailing list by sending an e-mail request.

Catastrophic Bridge Collapse reveals importance of sleep for Truckers as NTSB investigates sleep records

Martin Hill & LibertyFight.com Featured in HAARETZ, Israel's oldest and most influencial newspaper

9/11 Widow & lawyer sanctioned for motions which "reflect anti-Semitism in a raw and ugly form.": LibertyFight.com has obtained an exclusive copy of the court decision against 9/11 widow.

Jane's Addiction/Lollapalooza frontman Perry Farrell confronted on Bin Laden, 9/11 by pro-Palestinian 9/11 truther: Grotesque mock baby-murder ritual plays out on stage while Zionist Farrell sings

George Zimmerman lawyers will report "negative, hate or prejudice-based" web content to "proper authorities"

Holocaust Revisionist David Cole resurfaces 15 years later as GOP Darling 'David Stein'

Consumer Choice: A few Chewing Gums Without Aspartame Are Still Available


U.S. Dept of Defense googling 'Bishop Richard Williamson Boston Bombings' 5/21/13 [Featured on WhatReallyHappened.com , SecretsOfTheFed.com , redicecreations.]

AB 666, 'The Devil's Bill' Defeated in California [Featured on rattlereport.com , WhatReallyHappened.com.]

9/11 Widow & lawyer sanctioned for motions which "reflect anti-Semitism in a raw and ugly form." 5/18/13
LibertyFight.com has obtained an exclusive copy of the court decision against 9/11 widow. [Featured on WhatReallyHappened.com , IamTheWitness.com , RomanCatholicReport.com , Veterans Today , MarianiLawsuit , therebel.org , lunaticoutpost.com , Republic Broadcasting , antisemitism.org.il , darkmoon.me , dublinsmick's ,Stewwebb.com , Peoples Trust Toronto , grizzom blog.]

15-year-old girl learns the truth about the holohoax, submits a report and gets an A May 17, 2013

Highest Ranking Catholic Patriarch condemns lies and hypocrisy of the U.S. in Syria May 15, 2013

City which warned "lock your doors and load your guns" to hold massive gun buyback program to disarm residents
Protest 'Gun Buyback' Programs, slated across Southern California on June 1st

Bishop Richard Williamson: "Boston Bombing Was Another False Flag, Only The People Waking Up Could Possibly Save America." May 14, 2013 [Featured on DavidIcke.com , truthjihad.com , factsnotfairies , Veterans Today , 2012indyinfo , Patriot Gun Shop , beforeitsnews.com , peoples trust toronto , WhatReallyHappened.com , The Aussie Digger , revolutionradio.org , TheInfoUnderground.com , z10.invisionfree.com , truth11.com.]

As Press Fades, L.A. Motorists Start Paying Red-light Camera Tickets Again (Even Though They Don't Have To.) May 13, 2013

'Advanced Close-Range Gunfighting' CEO responds to query on Gilkerson (AK47 wielding cop-shooter) May 10, 2010

Man Who Open-Fired On Cops With AK-47 Had "Resistance To Tyranny" Book In Car 5/5/13
Ron Paul, JPFO, "Tryanny Response Teams" lauded in book

TX Senator on Gun-Toting Vet's Arrest: "Stories like these are why I filed SB897" 5/2/13 [Featured on WhayReallyHappened.com.]

Bill protecting those who film police moves through TX Legislature 5/1/13 [Featured on WhatReallyHappened.com.]

Feds Re-Indict 65 year-old delusional man accused of plotting to kill abortion doctors [Featured on WhatReallyHappened.com , topix.com , infopig.com , bignewsnetwork.com , shovelcity blog , Progressive Democrats of America , OpEdNews.com , realclearliberty.com , scaruffi blog , marketfreedom.com. The FBI has also visited this article.]

Corporate dinosaur media copying independent grassroots blogs verbatim 4/27/13
CBS2 visits & copycats month old LibertyFight.com article on cell tower controversy [Featured on WhatReallyHappened.com.]

NY Police Commissioner Ray Kelly on Boston Bombings: "All Terrorism Is Theater" 4/27/13 [Featured on WhatReallyHappened.com , Conspiracy Theory Today , curezone.com , Salon Esoterica.]

A visit to the Chris Dorner Big Bear Hideout: Retracing the final steps from burnt-out truck to mountain condo 4/25/13 [Featured on WhatReallyHappened.com.]

NOTE: Visit our new website DontWakeMeUp.Org - Trucker's Civil Rights for more information on the Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit filed against the Texas Troopers for illegally demanding ID. You can also join the mailing list for updates.


Cop at Suspicionless Checkpoint Starts Barking Orders, But Then Flees from Camera
Creepy DHS Supervisor tries to open vehicle door when motorist asks officer's name 4-17-13 [Featured on WhatReallyHappened, Economic Policy Journal, LewRockwell.com , RomanCatholicReport.com , battlefourtimes, and many others.]

DontWakeMeUp.Org Launched As Civil Rights Lawsuit Proceeds Against Texas Troopers
Trooper facing civil suit denies threatening motorist with arrest, despite being recorded 4-16-13 [Featured on WhatReallyHappened.com.]

You may contact me here. To sign up for our mailing list send an e-mail request.

Motorist puts police in their place at suspicionless internal checkpoint December 2, 2012 [Must see video- Featured on PrisonPlanet.com].

Who says you can trust the government? NYPD lists police killed by 9/11 environmental toxins April 7, 2013 [Featured on RomanCatholicReport.com and WhatReallyHappened.com.]
In the immediate aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, the U.S. government falsely assured police and rescue workers that the environment was completely safe.

Stockton is bankrupt, but their police continue trying to stop people from filming in public April 2, 2013
Cop Attempts to stop person from filming on public street [Featured on WhatReallyHappened.com , Red Pill News and Seznam novinek.]

Oppressing the poor and defrauding a laborer of his just wages: "sins that cry out to Heaven for vengeance" April 1, 2013
Also, Pope St. Leo I condemns "unrighteous and shameless avarice," and explains that "usury of money is the death of the soul." [Featured on WhatReallyHappened.com.]

Easter 1939: Father Charles E. Coughlin warns of the war propagandists, their system of financial control & their evil "blood business" [Featured on RomanCatholicReport.com , WhatReallyHappened.com , Republic Broadcasting Network, Fourwinds10.net , cottage-two , rustymetals.com , usapartisan, & scoop.it.]

Man who hit cop in self-defense is acquitted, with help of friend's video footage March 28, 2013 [Featured on educate-yourself.org , WhatReallyHappened.com and strike-the-root.com.]

Despite protests and risks, San Bernardino, CA Catholic Archdiocese plans cellphone tower at kids school for profit March 27, 2013

CA introduces "AB 666", an evil scheme to fleece motorists and eviscerate their rights 3/25/13 [Featured on WhatReallyHappened.com , Rense.com, Economic Policy Journal , and RomanCatholicReport.com.]

Obnoxious CHP cop tries to make people stop filming him 3/24/13

Lunatic CHP cops go berzerk as female motorist successfully demands her rights under CA Vehicle code 3/22/13 [Featured on WhatReallyHappened.com , Economic Policy Journal, From the Trenches World Report , The Daily Paul (most popular of the day), Fourwinds10.net, and TheLibertyCaucus.com.]

Why I wasn't going to allow the squirly Walmart Guard to demand my receipt 3/20/13

Remember the guy who called George H. W. Bush a murderous, Zionist, peice of $h!t at a Houston Pizza place in 2010? This story is about him and what he's been up to lately:
Jane's Addiction/Lollapalooza frontman Perry Farrell confronted on Bin Laden, 9/11 by pro-Palestinian 9/11 truther March 18, 2013 [Featured on Veterans Today and Roman Catholic Report.]

Ron Paul officially promotes his Israeli-smitten son Randy for President 2016 March 11, 2013

NO, Obamacare does not include any provision for RFID microchipping March 3, 2013 [Featured on the Dr. Katherine Albrecht Show.]

Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly blatantly lies about past NY gun confiscation on national radio January 20, 2013 [Featured on WhatReallyHappened.com and Republic Broadcasting Network.] [NYPD, The City of New York, The New York State Senate, and countless other spook/govt agencies have visited this article numerous times.]

INFORMATION ON 'TEXAS-ISRAEL DAY':