Rhode Island: Providence law enforcement organize toy gun turn-in

Posted on December 20, 2010

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Dozens of children attended the annual Toy Gun Bash in the gymnasium of Pleasant View Elementary School. There, they lined up to toss their toy guns, from dainty purple water guns to camouflage painted pistols, inside the Bash O Matic, a large black, foam creature with churning metal teeth and the shape of a cockroach spliced with a frog. Prodded by Attorney General Patrick C. Lynch, who wore a fuzzy Santa hat, the children stared curiously as the Bash O Matic mashed up their guns and digested them into a plastic bin near its tail.

Read Original at: The Boston Globe (Mass.)

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