Seattle's first gun buyback event in more than two decades is taking place RIGHT NOW, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, at the Republic parking lot underneath I-5, between James and Cherry. Participants will receive gift cards up to $100 for a handgun, shotgun, or rifle, up to $200 for an assault weapon, no questions asked. Additional cards of between $10 and $25 will also be issued for accompanying high-capacity ammunition magazines. Please read the Seattle Police Foundation FAQ for details.

So if you have an unwanted gun lying around the house, endangering your family, today's your opportunity to unload it for good.