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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes said Saturday that no piece of legislation could have prevented the massacre that left 20 children and eight adults dead in Newtown, Conn.

As WCBS 880’s Monica Miller reported, Hynes’ office was sponsoring a gun buy-back program Saturday afternoon, and one woman said she was inspired to turn in her gun after the elementary school massacre in Newtown, Conn.

WCBS 880’s Monica Miller Reports

Hynes said getting as many guns off the street as possible will curb violence. But he said no law could have prevented the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown.

“In terms of banning these specific weapons – the two Glocks and the semi-automatic rifle, I don’t think there’s any legislation that would be able to circumvent the Second Amendment,” he said.

But Hynes was determined to get guns off the streets, and many residents were…

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