Gun buyback nets allies on MySpace: The hottest new hit on MySpace.com isn’t a wacko with a manifesto, but a teetotaler Gemini who’s into firearms reduction. As of early last night, 183 “friends” had linked their MySpace profiles and their moral support to Boston Gun Buyback, a peacekeeping police initiative that so far this month has taken 382 firearms off the city’s streets and put Target gift certificates into the hands of those ready to trade, “No questions asked.” Authorities said they turned to MySpace “because of its enormous popularity with young people and its force in youth culture.” But to reach the inner circle, they had to fill out an online questionnaire. Thus, Boston Guy Buyback is a single, 20-year-old female from Boston, whose heroes include slain activist Martin Luther King Jr. and Kai Leigh Harriott, a now 6-year-old Dorchester girl paralyzed by a stray bullet in 2003. A smoker? No. Boozer? No way. Networking? Sign up here. “Check it, the Boston Gun Buyback is a good step,” writes “Shikiboo” of Roxbury. “All of those guns . . . could have added up as lives taken instead. Big up to Mayor Menino, Target and all the people who turned in the guns.” Source: www.bostonherald.com I thought this was kind of interesting.