Skip to comments.Horses and Cows Breathing Easier After College Cancels Firearm Safety Classes
Posted on 09/10/2013 12:46:15 PM PDT by matt04
As the saying goes, there must be something in the water.
A popular firearm safety class taught by NRA Certified Firearm Instructors at Pierce College, part of the Los Angeles Community College District, has been nixed for purely ideological reasons, and because--well, you will just have to see for yourself.
The Los Angeles Daily News reports that the cancellation of an NRA Basic Pistol Course was achieved by the district's hasty adoption of a "Rule 2420," introduced by board of trustees member Scott Svonkin. The rule prohibits all firearms on campus, other than those carried by law enforcement personnel and those used for "theatrical performances."
We'll let Svonkin explain it for himself. "The one thing we wanted to prevent was Pierce College being the Wild Wild West. . . . By preventing guns on campus, I wanted to prevent people who took the class from shooting a horse or cow on campus."
Attorney C.D. Michel has filed suit on behalf of the safety class' instructor. As Michel details on his website, Svonkin freely admitted that his rule was targeted at the NRA. "Recently the Board of Trustees found out that on two of our campuses we had classes about guns being taught for the community with the support of the NRA," Svonkin said during a radio interview. "We did not want community members coming on campus to an NRA-supported class, if they were going to bring guns to demonstrate for these people from the community on how to use guns."
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No problem , make the class a theatrical production.
Write a story about people taking a gun class, sell tickets and have them act out the gun class.
By the way how many Horses and Cows are on campus?
I know the University of Maryland has a farm where they experiment with animals but it is petty far from campus.
(sigh) Those were the good days.
(sigh) Those were the good days.
Since everyone else will be disarmed, the pigs have no need for guns either. Disarm the “police”!
Maybe not actual horses and cows, but pretty much any class you go into there is a horse’s ass shoveling out BS to the students.
As an NRA instructor, I feel comfortable calling Bravo Sierra on this college. A cautious instructor can use “blue guns” (plastic training guns available from mini revolvers to Ar-15) and thus give this “Institute of Academentia” no reason to cancel the course.
If they then do cancel the course, sue ‘em and own ‘em.
That's a very good point. I'm no expert instructor, but I taught my kids basic firearm safety using a 1911 style training pistol that shoots airsoft pellets. It has the same operation, including clearing, etc. but is a lot safer for young beginners and needless to say cheaper to shoot!
I suspect the school has a few too many anti-gun and anti-personal safety people on the board.
He forgot to add "And I believe I should get to make that choice for everyone."
Theatrical production: Romeo and Juliet using AR-15s and 1911s.
Whats this noise? Give me my long sword! Come on!
A crutch, a crutch! Why call you for a sword?
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