Boys and Girls Club sweetens pot for Dane Co. Gift Cards for Guns event

MADISON, Wis. — The Boys and Girls Club of Dane County is giving gun owners another reason to trade in unwanted firearms this weekend.

The first five “assault-style rifles” turned in at Dane County’s Gift Cards for Guns event Saturday will receive an additional $250 gift card from BGCDC on top of a $250 gift card from the county.

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The Dane County Sheriff’s Office defines “assault-style rifles” as those that are rapid-fire and magazine-fed. AR-15-style rifles also qualify. All weapons must be complete and functional.

The Gift Cards for Guns buyback event is scheduled for August 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Alliant Energy Center.