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2 Va. Boys Suspended For Using Pencils As Guns
CBS/Washington D.C. ^ | May 7, 2013

Posted on 05/07/2013 5:56:50 PM PDT by grundle

SUFFOLK, Va. — Two Suffolk second graders have been suspended for making shooting noises while pointing pencils at each other.

Media outlets report the 7-year-old boys were suspended for two days for a violation of the Suffolk school system’s zero-tolerance policy on weapons. They were playing with one another in class Friday at Driver Elementary.

“When I asked him about it, he said, ‘Well I was being a Marine and the other guy was being a bad guy,’” said Paul Marshall, one of the boys’ fathers. “It’s as simple as that.”

(Excerpt) Read more at washington.cbslocal.com ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: banglist; discipline; guncontrol; insanity; leftismoncampus; publiceducation; publicskoolz; secondamendment; suffolk; virginia; waronboys; zerotolerance

1 posted on 05/07/2013 5:56:50 PM PDT by grundle
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To: grundle

Insanity.


2 posted on 05/07/2013 5:59:57 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: grundle

All part of the commie ‘RAT plan to turn little American boys into little American girls for their pedophile donors.


3 posted on 05/07/2013 6:01:36 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (America is the root cause of violent crime in Mexico. - Barack Hussein Obama Jr.)
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To: grundle

I swear, I would be serving time next to Charley Mansion if I was a kid now. I pretended everything were guns.


4 posted on 05/07/2013 6:02:19 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: grundle

Yep, we are punishing our seven-year olds if they even pretend to be playing with guns. The muzzies are giving their seven-year olds real assault rifles, teaching them to kill. On a slow day they are taught how to strap on a suicide vest and die along with the infidels. In twenty years it is going to be a blood bath.


5 posted on 05/07/2013 6:03:04 PM PDT by Toespi
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To: fieldmarshaldj

What were they thinking? What a great way to teach kids about contempt for authority... No! wait!


6 posted on 05/07/2013 6:03:57 PM PDT by colderwater
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To: grundle

Its an effort to eliminate the concept of guns from the children. They hope to prevent the next generation from knowing what a gun is.


7 posted on 05/07/2013 6:04:55 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do ithat when I have a fire.)
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To: grundle

Were they assault pencils?


8 posted on 05/07/2013 6:05:27 PM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: grundle
“Some children would consider it threatening, who are scared about shootings in schools or shootings in the community,” Bradshaw said. “Kids don’t think about ‘Cowboys and Indians’ anymore, they think about drive-by shootings and murders and everything they see on television news every day.”

Sadly, we have allowed the TV to rob our children's innocence.

9 posted on 05/07/2013 6:05:56 PM PDT by Fzob (In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Jefferson)
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To: grundle

I don’t see any comments on the site defending this crap. So why is it allowed to continue? Why doesn’t anybody STOP IT???


10 posted on 05/07/2013 6:07:21 PM PDT by madprof98
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To: grundle

Eventually, the words “boys” and “girls” will be considered sexist and we will have to use the word “children.”


11 posted on 05/07/2013 6:13:24 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama is the "Disco Duck" president. A no-substance novelty that reached number one.)
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To: grundle
When law abiding citizens are said to be insane...the insane become respectable citizens.

Obama, Cuomo, Emanuel come to mind...

Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter!

Isaiah 5:20

We are at the end...pack your bags and collect your things. Here it comes!
12 posted on 05/07/2013 6:15:26 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama's Chechens are coming home...to roost.)
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To: grundle

When I was a boy we used the ubiquitous cap gun. We “shot” at each other: played war games (WWII still raged), cops and robbers, cowboys and Indians. Cries of: “You’re dead!” rang out, answered by a just as loud: “No I’m not, you missed me!” Very few of us became killers.


13 posted on 05/07/2013 6:16:41 PM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished.)
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To: grundle

God forbid that boys actually behave like boys! When I was a child, okay when I was young, we played army and Cowboys and Indians(not the kind that burn incense and eat curry) all the time, in school and at home. Hell we threw hand grenades(dirt clods) and everything! The wusification of America has got to stop! Dear God what are we turning our boy’s into?


14 posted on 05/07/2013 6:19:46 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Toespi
Yep, we are punishing our seven-year olds if they even pretend to be playing with guns. The muzzies are giving their seven-year olds real assault rifles, teaching them to kill. On a slow day they are taught how to strap on a suicide vest and die along with the infidels. In twenty years it is going to be a blood bath.

Excellent point!

15 posted on 05/07/2013 6:27:24 PM PDT by digger48
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To: grundle

“Zero tolerance” policy = zero common sense.


16 posted on 05/07/2013 6:27:29 PM PDT by Gefreiter (Do your job, hump your load, don't whine, and the world will be a better place.)
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To: Puppage

Give pencils to kids and the next thing you know there is lead flying everywhere.....


17 posted on 05/07/2013 6:28:55 PM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: grundle
But Suffolk Public Schools spokeswoman Bethanne Bradshaw said a pencil is considered a weapon when it’s pointed at someone in a threatening way and gun noises are made.

No, you pathetic putrid piece of dog-squeeze.

A pencil is considered a weapon when an American Patriot jams it into some petty tyrant's throat, eye socket, or temple.

Jus' sayin' ...

18 posted on 05/07/2013 6:32:47 PM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

“All part of the commie ‘RAT plan to turn little American boys into little American girls for their pedophile donors.”

If you’re not right on with this, you’re mighty close.


19 posted on 05/07/2013 6:34:21 PM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Keep your eyes on Jesus. He is the same yesterday, today, and forever.)
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To: Toespi
The muzzies are giving their seven-year olds real assault rifles, teaching them to kill.

I came across this photo in this discussion:

Caption: "In Dagestan, school teacher Magomed teaches his 2 year old nephew how to hold their family AK"

The US children instead are taught how to hold a dildo correctly.

20 posted on 05/07/2013 6:36:41 PM PDT by Greysard
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To: grundle
Our schools have been taken over by socialists. The Suffolk school board directors are all former teachers, less one. She is a community organizer. The superintendent is one of Obama's people. This is like the fox guarding the hen house. I haven't looked it up, but I am willing to wager that spending per student is through the roof and academic performance is below the average for VA.

Why should I care or you care? Schools are not local any more. Our federal tax dollars get wasted on piss poor academic performance and generations of illiterates that have been taught to turn to government and our tax dollars for their very existence.

Little boys are being taught to be faggots and will lack all ability to defend our nation. They will be a bunch of basket cases that lack the manhood to defeat our enemies.

21 posted on 05/07/2013 6:38:38 PM PDT by ConservativeInPA (Molon Labe - Shall not be questioned)
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To: grundle

I pity the poor kid who farts in class. Will be arrested and charged with passing a WMD, waging chemical warfare, and noise violations.

To the wall!!

Yes, Virginia, we do have dumbasses running our schools in Virginia.


22 posted on 05/07/2013 6:39:39 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: ArrogantBustard
"But Suffolk Public Schools spokeswoman Bethanne Bradshaw said a pencil is considered a weapon when it’s pointed at someone in a threatening way and gun noises are made."

Uh, no, it's not.

weap·on
[wep-uhn]
1. any instrument or device for use in attack or defense in combat, fighting, or war, as a sword, rifle, or cannon.

A pencil pointed at someone in a "threatening way" with "gun noises" made is a TOY, not a weapon!

23 posted on 05/07/2013 6:40:03 PM PDT by cincinnati65
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To: Greysard

Isn’t it frightening that the people of this country just don’t get it? We are giving our children and grandchildren a legacy of surrender before the first shot will be fired.


24 posted on 05/07/2013 6:45:49 PM PDT by Toespi
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25 posted on 05/07/2013 6:47:08 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: grundle

Someone needs to institute zero tolerance for insanity!


26 posted on 05/07/2013 6:47:36 PM PDT by Bushbacker1 (Molon Labe! (Oathkeeper))
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To: grundle

It’s so not right. How bent is the left? Up is down. Backward is forward.


27 posted on 05/07/2013 6:48:30 PM PDT by Rocky (Obama is pure evil.)
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To: grundle

My lib influenced step daughter (not the one who had me build a 20” barrel coyote ready AR as a present for her husband) got upset because her boy drew a picture of a gun. I told her 10,000 years ago he would have been drawing clubs on the cave wall, get used to it.


28 posted on 05/07/2013 6:48:39 PM PDT by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: grundle

Watch for the left to ban bananas next, they are shaped like guns..when Commies take over our schools nothing good ever comes from that


29 posted on 05/07/2013 6:51:04 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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These zero-tolerance policies are permits for abusing children.


30 posted on 05/07/2013 7:26:17 PM PDT by Gene Eric (The Palin Doctrine.)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

They can’t ban bananas because they need them to teach kids how to put a condom on!


31 posted on 05/07/2013 7:52:20 PM PDT by Elyse (I refuse to feed the crocodile.)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

[[Two Suffolk second graders have been suspended for making shooting noises while pointing pencils at each other. Media outlets report the 7-year-old boys were suspended for two days for a violation of the Suffolk school system’s zero-tolerance policy on weapons.]]

Folks- when states begin passing ‘anti-bullying’ laws and set up their ‘zero tolorance’ mandates, you will see a LOT more kids beign suspended and a LOT mroe Chrisitans beign suspended for proclaimign God’s word-

The insanity has only just begun- when the anti-bullying laws go through- be pepared for absolute insanity


32 posted on 05/07/2013 8:10:11 PM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: mnehring

[[I pretended everything were guns.]]

Yeah- the good old days when kids were allowed to be kids and didn’t have to be grown ups before they became 18- nowe we expect kids as young as these kids ot know and understand how dangerous pencils can be when fully loaded


33 posted on 05/07/2013 8:11:49 PM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: RoosterRedux

[[We are at the end...pack your bags and collect your things. Here it comes! ]]

Possibly, however thigns were bloody aweful back durign time of romans, the tiem of Noah, the cities of soddom and ghomorrah etc- we’re actualyl still ‘fairly civil’ compared to those cesspools


34 posted on 05/07/2013 8:14:15 PM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: luvbach1

[[When I was a boy we used the ubiquitous cap gun. We “shot” at each other:]]

Heck, when we were kids we used BB guns and shot at each other with htem (yep- it was Stooopid- but by golly it was fun if painful at times)


35 posted on 05/07/2013 8:15:24 PM PDT by CottShop (Scientific belief does not constitute scientific evidence, nor does it convey scientific knowledge)
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To: driftdiver

too late. had my 12 yr old blasting away with my new 887 remington just a few weeks ago. (Little guy was lettin’ loose with 3and 1/2” #4 turkey rounds).


36 posted on 05/07/2013 8:41:17 PM PDT by ping jockey (haven't shot anybody............yet.)
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To: grundle

AmeriKa! Raising pu$$ie$ since 1968....


37 posted on 05/07/2013 8:43:12 PM PDT by freebilly
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To: CottShop

Yes, we had BB guns too, but rarely (although occasionally) shot at each other.


38 posted on 05/07/2013 9:22:03 PM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished.)
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To: grundle
But Suffolk Public Schools spokeswoman Bethanne Bradshaw said a pencil is considered a weapon when it’s pointed at someone in a threatening way and gun noises are made.

No Bethanne, "gun noises" don't transform a pencil into a firearm. Pointing a pencil is not a serious threat of violence. Only a drooling cretin would believe otherwise.

You and your enablers obviously have no understanding of or empathy for boys.

39 posted on 05/07/2013 9:49:55 PM PDT by TChad (Call them Oppressives, not Progressives)
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To: luvbach1
When I was a boy we used the ubiquitous cap gun.

Yes. As a little kid I was armed to the teeth and went into battle daily.

40 posted on 05/07/2013 9:57:17 PM PDT by TChad (Call them Oppressives, not Progressives)
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To: grundle

In a pretty red part of a bluish state. Sad that this is such a problem. A big military presence in this area. What is the Republican Governor going to do? Oh that’s right. He is one of the reason that Romney was nominated.


41 posted on 05/08/2013 3:43:01 AM PDT by napscoordinator (Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the Country!)
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To: Puppage; FRiends
As far as the left is concerned, Americans cannot
be trusted with these high capacity lead delivery systems.


42 posted on 05/08/2013 5:52:21 AM PDT by deoetdoctrinae (The Old White Flag Republicans can go straight to He// and take their pal Obama with them!)
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To: grundle

A nation of wimps is being created. Absolutely pathetic.


43 posted on 05/08/2013 6:00:55 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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