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  • Taos Sheriff Department 599 Lovato Pl. Taos, New Mexico 57571 (map)
  • EVENT: Taos County’s first ever GUNS TO GARDENS GUN BUYBACK


    Please join us on Saturday, May 20th, at the Taos Sheriff Office. Merchant cards for gas, electronics, and food will be distributed in exchange for unloaded, working firearms. All exchanges are anonymous, and SFCC welding instructors will dismantle guns onsite.

    Join New Mexicans to Prevent Gun Violence (NMPGV) and the Taos Sheriff’s Department.

Following a successful fundraising effort by NMPGV, May 20th will mark the third statewide gun buyback to safely get unwanted working guns out of homes and off the streets. Over the coming year, RAWtools, in partnership with Santa Fe Community College welding and sculpture students, will forge unwanted, dismantled guns into garden tools and public art projects and installations. Watch RAWtools at work here:


  • WHEN: Saturday, May 20th, from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

  • LOCATION: Taos Sheriff Department, 599 Lovato Pl. Taos, New Mexico 57571

  • CONTACT: Miranda Viscoli                                            
                       Email: Phone: (323) 394-1131

  • COST:   $Free