In other words, surrender your right to protect yourself in exchange for government assistance. Sounds familiar...

Via AL: 

If you have a gun but no job, and would rather work than commit a crime, mayor Randall Woodfin has a proposition.

"Give me your gun and I will personally help you get a job," he says.

Woodfin was speaking with members of the Birmingham Association of Black Journalists on Saturday morning in a wide-ranging exchange that lasted more than an hour. Topics included the city's ailing pension fund, gentrification, food deserts, education, the woeful state of public board governance, and the challenges in trying to lure the 2020 Democratic National Convention to Birmingham.

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