RAWtools turns guns into garden tools

The nonprofit is advocating for change in a variety of ways

A collection of garden tools on a table

Photo via @rawtoolsinc

Sometimes it can feel like you’re waging war against the dandelions in your yard. To help in that familiar fight, Colorado-based RAWtools is turning guns into garden tools on its mission to “disarm hearts and forge peace.”

The Swords to Plowshares program is carried out locally at Portland Mennonite Church, where trained volunteers offer a legal way to decommission firearms, turning them into trowels, picks, hoes, as well as works of art.

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