Mexico City Trades Toys for Guns
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.
Instead of blaming violence on video games, police in Mexico City looked to them to solve the problem. In an attempt to curb gun violence a new program launched yesterday in an inner-city barrio there: Anyone who turns in a gun gets a toy. A small gun will get you an Xbox, a machine gun a computer. On the first day police received 17 guns and say they've still got plenty of toys for trade.
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