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    Open display in a school



    A 7 year old openly displayed this Pop Tart in school and was suspended! The teacher thought it looked like a firearm. What do you think?
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    One can plainly tell the difference.. One is a food the other is a firearm. You can't get much plainer than that.

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    Maybe she thought it was a Glock 26 in coyote tan.

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    Just a thought but what if you could change an entire generation of a population on how they think of guns and standing up for what's right? How would that change our country 10-15 years down the road?
    There was one where they took the little green army men off the top of cup cakes for a kids birthday also. Don't have a link right now for it.
    Or the one where the little girl got in trouble for shooting a pink plastic bubble gun at another kid at a bus stop.


    Just some food for thought.
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    http://detroit.cbslocal.com/2013/03/...ter-at-school/

    Cupcakes with plastic green army soldiers deemed "insensitive" and "inappropriate" in wake of Sandy Hook shooting by Schall Elementary School principal Susan Wright.


    At least the kid wasn't suspended over this, but he and his parents were told that it was wrong to have brought in those cupcakes. This is just getting ludicrous.

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    Quote Originally Posted by justin0629
    what if you could change an entire generation of a population on how they think of guns and standing up for what's right? How would that change our country 10-15 years down the road?
    That's exactly what's been done, demonizing firearms & their owners.
    We need to turn that around, back to sanity & normalcy.
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    In the wake of Sandy Hook, progressives have unsurprisingly placed the blamed on inanimate objects rather than on the mentally disturbed individuals who use them. As such, gun-control proposals and legislation have swept state legislatures throughout the nation, Congress and the White House. But as the gun control debate rages on, common sense seems to have been hijacked by hyper-paranoia and zero-tolerance policies in schools across the nation.
    And since there seems to be a gun-hysteria story du jour, here is a compilation of 10 recent incidents that best demonstrate how far off the political correctness deep end people in this country have gone:
    1. Michigan: “School confiscates cupcakes decorated with Toy Soldiers” – A woman made a batch of cupcakes for her son’s classmates. Her 9-year-old son decorated them with plastic soldier figurines. The mother was called shortly after delivering them and was told they couldn’t be served because the soldiers had guns.
    2. Maryland: “Pop-Tart Pistol?: 7-year-old gets suspended for gun-shaped pastry”—The child claims he tried to make it into the shape of a mountain but it turned out looking more like a gun. Obviously he was suspended for two days. PS- students are being offered counseling services if they were troubled by the pastry incident.
    3. Colorado: “Colorado boy, 7, reportedly faces suspension for tossing imaginary grenade”—He was just trying to save the world from evil forces but apparently that flies in the face of the school’s “no weapons, real or imaginary,” policy. He doesn’t understand why he was “dispended,” either.
    4. Maryland: “6-year-old boy suspended for pointing finger like a gun got off easy”—Just suspension, not expulsion? The author of this article quips, “Soon, six year-old children will be forced to sit indoors playing Sensitivity Training and delivering Powerpoint lectures to each other on Safety Within the Home and Workforce Best Practices.”
    5. Illinois: “Student ordered to remove U.S. Marines T-Shirt Due to Gun Imagery—or face suspension”—The 14-year-old had reportedly worn the shirt “many times” before without incident. The imagery in question shows two intersecting rifles below the word, “MARINES.”
    6. Washington: “Pasco school district overturns 6-year-old’s suspension for discussing toy gun”—But how did it come to suspension in the first place? The child was talking about the Nerf guns his family bought during a recent family vacation.
    7. Michigan: “L’Anse Creuse High School had security scare Tuesday morning”—Hardly. A former student who works at the Air National Guard Base, which is less than 5 miles away, entered the school looking for a letter of recommendation. “Concerns were raised” because he was dressed in camouflage.
    8. Pennsylvania: “Schools locked down over "ambiguous message" taken as threat”—that ambiguous message would be a phone message that included a quote from the theme song to ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air’ that says, “And all shooting some b-ball outside of the school.” Schools in the county were on lock down for 20 minutes as a result of a receptionist misunderstanding the message and calling police over the “threat.”
    9. Arizona: “Florence student suspended over picture of gun”—a high school student was suspended because he made the desktop background on his school-issued computer a picture of a gun on top of a flag. The student’s reason? He’s interesting in joining the military.
    10. Florida: “Fla. High school student reportedly suspended after disarming gunman”—this one is by far the most disturbing. A student wrestled a loaded gun away from a 15-year-old who was allegedly pointing the firearm at another student and threatening to shoot. By any account, what this student did was heroic and rather than being praised, he’s being punished.
    While it’s perfectly understandable that schools take potential threats more seriously in the wake of Sandy Hook, it’s as though people have lost any and all ability to exercise sound judgment in situations involving “weapons” in schools—real, fake or imaginary—and the appropriate level of punishment.
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    It is all about the Benjamins. Nothing more and nothing less.

    If schools could figure a way to make money promoting firearms in school, kids would be going to the range once a week. Going to a range built on school grounds, with tax payer money, and would not be able to graduate HS until they achieved a certain level of firearms proficiency.

    The teacher would be some ex-military or LE old dude who would make you "Get down and give me 20!" for not being able to field strip then reassemble your school issued, military surplus, cheap azz M1911A1 .22 or M1 Garand in the required amount of time. Homework would be memorizing ballistics charts of various ammo.

    Yepper, it is all about the Benjamins.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mspgunner View Post
    10. Florida: “Fla. High school student reportedly suspended after disarming gunman”—this one is by far the most disturbing. A student wrestled a loaded gun away from a 15-year-old who was allegedly pointing the firearm at another student and threatening to shoot. By any account, what this student did was heroic and rather than being praised, he’s being punished.
    Do you have a source for that one? That is incredibly disturbing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Oramac View Post
    Do you have a source for that one? That is incredibly disturbing.
    http://www.policeone.com/school-viol...arming-gunman/ for a LE perspective.

    http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/03/03...ets-suspended/ Fox news story.
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    Close the Department of Education and all public schools. All tax money held for vouchers for private schools and let competition figure it out.

    The public schools are EVERYTHING that is wrong with our country. They are mills for the anti-American sentiment of the entire planet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by peterarthur View Post
    Close the Department of Education and all public schools. All tax money held for vouchers for private schools and let competition figure it out.

    The public schools are EVERYTHING that is wrong with our country. They are mills for the anti-American sentiment of the entire planet.
    Seconded plus a jillion and then some.
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