Skip to comments.School asks kids to trade in toy guns for a bicycle (Principal & photographer's brainstorm)
Posted on 06/09/2013 4:04:54 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
An elementary school in Hayward, Calif. will sponsor a toy gun trade-in, encouraging kids to swap their harmless toy weapons for a chance to win a new bicycle.
The purpose of the trade-in is to stop children from playing with toy guns, which may make them more likely to commit violence with real guns, said Strobridge Elementary principal Chris Hill.
Playing with toys guns, saying Im going to shoot you, desensitizes them, so as they get older, its easier for them to use a real gun, Hill said in a statement to Mercury News.
The trade-in will take place on Saturday during the schools Safety Day, which will also feature talks on safety tips from police officers and firefighters. Authorities will offer to take pictures and fingerprints of children to be used to help locate them in case they go missing.
Any child who hands over his toy gun will receive a raffle ticket. The school will raffle off four bicycles, and also hand out books in exchange for the tickets.
School photographer Horace Gibson came up with the idea for the trade-in after expressing concerns about gun violence and school shootings, Hill said....
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Liberals are such fvcking idiots!
If anybody has a guns for new car turn in, I might just go out and buy a junk gun to turn in. LOL
And when they bring in their toy guns, arrest all of them! haha, an old Lib trick.
The kids only have a “chance” to win a bike.
LOL! As long as Hollywood makes movies and TV series’, “gangsta” rappers glorify violence and video games exist, kids will want guns. The stupidity engulfing our so-called “educational” system is almost infinite.
That’s it. I want all sex toys traded in.
Now there teaching them to gamble! Trade your good stuff for a pipe dream!
you want all sex toys traded in?
I thought the public schools were going to offer free sex toys if the kids turned in their toy guns...
This is not only absurd, but phuqing stupid.
And I wonder if they have a zero tolerance policy?
I want all those liberal to hand in their toys.
What morons! Kids have been playing with toy guns ever since the first gun, it’s not playing Cowboys and Indians, Cops and Robbers or Army that causes violence. It is stupid liberals and disconnected parents that cause violence!!!
You beat me to it.
have you considered,
without their toys they could be even more dangerous?
(what kind of beemer?)
Hope they all bring in the oldest toy guns known to man - sticks.
When will the first one have his or her bike stolen at gunpoint?
“Any child who hands over his toy gun will receive a raffle ticket.”
Oh boy. A raffle ticket. Can you ride it?
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