Skip to comments.The Gun Grabbing Gameplan
Posted on 10/11/2012 9:25:00 AM PDT by Starman417
The headline loudly proclaimed, "Kindergartener suspended 10 days for nerf, toy gun!" I couldn't believe what I was reading. A 5-year old kid suspended for 10 DAYS for bringing a Nerf gun to class. I don't know about you all, but I remember bringing my cool little, six-shooting capgun to school when I was a kid. We used to play cowboys and Indians in the courtyard.
Monday, Oct 8, 2012, Katie Sanders, principal of Duchesne Elementary sent a letter home informing parents of the incident. In her letter she said, "providing a safe environment that allows children to learn is our first priority. Please take this opportunity to remind your children that no weapons of any kind are allowed on school property and encourage them to report unsafe situations."Let's face some reality here. Suspending a 5-year old for any amount of time has ZERO to do with safety. It has ZERO to do with preventing a child from learning. It has EVERYTHING to do with brainwashing our youth into thinking that guns are bad. They are obviously being taught from day one in Kindergarten that guns do nothing to ensure the safety of society, in spite of the opposite.
It wasn't that long ago that kids used to be able to drive their pick-ups to class with a deer rifle and/or a shotgun hanging in the window and not a single eyelash was batted about it. These days, you can't even draw a picture of a gun without getting into trouble.
The kid that drew the picture above earned himself a one-day suspension.
Kyle Walker, 7, was suspended last week for violating Dennis Township Primary School's zero-tolerance policy on guns, the boy's mother, Shirley McDevitt, told The Press of Atlantic City.And these ignorant policies aren't just happening in liberal, hippy-loving northern cities in Missouri or New Jersey. In Arizona, a 13-year old was suspended for thre days for drawing this crappy rendition of a sideways building with a trigger.
Kyle gave the picture to another child on the school bus, and that child's parents complained about it to school officials, McDevitt said. Her son told her the drawing was of a water gun, she said.
A photocopy of the picture provided by McDevitt showed two stick figures with one pointing a crude-looking gun at the other, the newspaper said. What appeared to be the word "me" was written above the shooter, with another name scribbled above the other figure.
Chandler district spokesman Terry Locke said the crude sketch was "absolutely considered a threat," and that threatening words or pictures are punishable.Even to those idiots that would consider a Nerf gun in class to somehow being akin to a weapon of mass destruction, no moderately educated adult with at least a 2nd grade education can claim that a DRAWING of a gun threatening. I would have had to be home-schooled if these policies were in place when I was a kid. I drew some pretty awesome guns when I was younger. Anyone that considers such a drawing as "absolutely considered a threat" definitely doesn't need to be teaching kids because they're morons.
Where are these schools drawing the line? Are they suspending kids for drawing a tank? A fighter jet? Those are both weapons.
The gun control lobby has successfully created a stigma about guns in our children through the indoctrination/brainwashing of the public education system.
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The same teachers probably supply bananas and condoms for show and tell.
The crime here was that these children were in the hands of Marxist agitators in government indoctrination centers.
The physics are fascinating, much more fun than pumpkin cannons.
I took my youngest daughter (10) shooting last weekend. It’s her fifth or six time out with the 10/22 and I even let her try the AR and the Glock 22.
She was so happy with her target group that she asked me if we could send a picture to her teacher, whom she absolutely adores.
WTF? I’d LOVE to have my daughter be able to show her accomplishments to her teacher, but the downsides are right there. What if?
After hearing such news reports over the past ten years, I’ve told her to NEVER mention guns or shooting in school. Just in case. I feel like a liberal pussy, but I’m not going to cause my daughter trouble in school.
The good news is that older guys at the range were asking her if she wanted to try their .38 and .357s and she had a ball. She’s definitely a shooter and I’m still looking for a good youth-sized magazine-fed .22 for her to train on.
She made extra money at the range reloading magazines for me and her mom. When others saw that, she made more money reloading magazines for them. At a dime a magazine, it doesn't take long to buy a candy bar from the concession stand. ;)
Enjoy your time with them. It goes fast. My youngest daughter told me yesterday that she misses the time we spent together doing stuff. And that she's making extra effort to do stuff with her 3.
I’ve been looking at the CZ 452 Cadet rifles, but they come with the European blade sights and I want US target-type sites. I may have to compromise, unless I can find an old Remington 513T and restock it.
We really have a great time at the range and she was so excited when she got to shoot the Glock.
A few years ago, a friend took his son shooting and the kid made a mistake of mentioning guns in school and all hell broke loose. That’s the “new” Amerika for you.
Kids learn a lot going to the range, a lot of life lessons.
My little girls are grown women, with children of their own today. My youngest picked me up to go shopping with me the other day and when I got in the truck her first words were 'in the console, condition 1, the semi'.
She's the one that scored expert with grenades. Daddy is proud.
With the step-daughter, we moved her to a private Christian school, to avoid the PC nonsense. You might consider that.
But never, ever let the state come between you and your kiddo.
“good youth-sized magazine-fed .22”
I need a rifle.
Curiously, I have a picture from the previous weekend, when I took the oldest daughter (12) shooting. I only take one at a time so I can focus on training and safety. Anyway, a buddy with a suppressed (YHM) Walther P22 came by and let my daughter shoot it for a half an hour. Lots of fun. I’m considering one myself, but I’m leaning more towards a 45/22 or a Mark III for a pistol.
I’ve seen t-shirts for sale at Camp Perry reading “I participate in an Olympic sport I’m not allowed to talk about at school”.
Come winter, I’m betting on the kid with the trebuchet.