Skip to comments.Boy Suspended for Pointing Finger Like Gun
Posted on 03/04/2014 8:26:45 AM PST by Impala64ssa
America's kids have been suspended for pretending that pencils were guns, but an Ohio school may have topped that. A 10-year-old student at a Columbus elementary school was handed a three-day suspension for making a finger gun and pretending to shoot a classmate. The suspension letter more formally referred to his weapon as a "level 2 lookalike firearm," reports the Columbus Dispatch. Devonshire Alternative Elementary School's principal says students have been frequently told not to play pretend gun games, with a district rep saying kids were warned consequences would follow.
Those consequences hit hard last week for fifth-grader Nathan Entingh, who says he was "just playing around"; the rep said Nathan pretended to shoot another student "kind of execution style" in the head. And the "victim" didn't even see the mock execution, which was instead spotted by a teacher. Nathan's dad seems dumbfounded: "It would even make more sense maybe if he brought a plastic gun that looked like a real gun or something, but it was his finger." (Almost exactly a year ago, a Georgia teacher was suspended over a finger gun of his own.)
I would have used another finger.....................
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We are sooooooo blessed in America to have a Vice President who NEVER forms his shooting hand into a finger gun!
Forrest Gump is a brilliant scholar when compared with school administrators, IMO.
Kid should have used an arm bazooka or a fist grenade.
Or he could sit in his chair, turn imaginary keys, and press an imaginary button. What is the school punishment for an imaginary nuclear launch?
Should have flipped the bird and claimed transgender status. He would have been celebrated at the school’s diversity assembly.
I blame the school for allowing unregistered digits in a gun free zone. Not only only can they be used in the manufacture of Level 2 Lookalike Firearms, you could put an eye out with one of those things!
Is a background check necessary in order to own one of those?
How about "concealed carry?"
“a “level 2 lookalike firearm,””
Is this the secret device we’ve been looking for?
It’s no wonder that some kids will think that an “assault weapon” gives them unimaginable power, if a Level 2 Lookalike gets a suspension.
We can’t have these kinds of distrations going on in our schools. The “educators” have much more important things to do like indoctrinating our children in liberal dogma and feminizing our boys.
**Corrected to reflect the politically correct views of the Principal of the Devonshire Alternative Elementary School.
There were no school shootings when I was in school and we pretended to shoot each other with our fingers all the time. Also used spit balls and rubber bank catapults.
It’s called being a boy. Now outlawed in the USA. Drag queen shows on military bases are okay, however.
We’re done, it’s just a matter of when now.
Being a boy is outlawed.
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