Skip to comments.This is What Happens When You Have A Population That Has Never Seen or Interacted with a Firearm
Posted on 04/30/2012 2:42:31 PM PDT by bkopto
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I’m pretty sure you’re still not supposed to do that, even if you KNOW the thing isn’t loaded.
He needs to add one of those flags that unfurls when he pulls the “trigger” that has “bang” written on it like Bugs Bunny has!
Ha ha ha...
Not surprising. This happened in a state where motorists are not allowed to pump their own gas. Many younger residents probably don’t know what a gas pump nozzle looks like.
The media would identify as an “assault rifle AK-47”.
Or maybe an Uzi.
I was wondering why people were posting in a thread I put up over a year ago. Good memory.
Every rural kid has to memorize the saying, "treat every gun as if it's loaded" before he gets his first .22 (which comes around the age of 12 or so). Not only that, he gets to constantly show the grown-ups in the family for the better part of the next decade.
Al's more the "metrosexual" type though; I'm sure at some point in basic training somebody mentioned firearms safety, but it apparently didn't have the same impact as learning it from a Scots-Irish grandfather...
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