Tucson residents living in crime-ridden areas could soon receive free shotguns.
Operating on the premise an armed neighborhood is a safer neighborhood, a group led by former mayoral candidate Shaun McClusky is raising money to purchase shotguns and provide training for anyone who lives in a mid- to high-crime neighborhood and can pass a background check.
The project is part of a developing nationwide movement to see if more guns really do translate into less crime.Bonus: 2 Retired Cops Shoot and Kill Own Sons 4 Months Apart. (They both thought their sons were burglars.)
More: It's the same town Gabby Giffords and 18 others were shot, six of them killed, on January 8, 2011.