For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 18, 2014
Families invited to trade items for ice cream to promote peace in homes
San Rafael, CA – The Marin County District Attorney, along with the Center for Domestic Peace and Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream, is sponsoring an exchange program for parents to voluntarily turn in toy guns and violent video games.
Four dates and locations have been set for residents to drop off the guns and video games during October. Free Ben & Jerry’s ice cream will be served at the events, all scheduled for 10 AM to 1 PM. The dates and locations are:
District Attorney Ed Berberian released a statement about the program and acknowledged that “We know guns in homes of domestic violence incidents increase the potential for very tragic events.”
Here is a link to a flier about the event and Berberian’s statement with additional details about the exchange program.
Ed BerberianDistrict AttorneyCounty of Marin
Marin County Civic Center3501 Civic Center DriveSan Rafael, CA 94903(415) 473-6450