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Suspended for Playing Cops and Robbers? The Continuing Wussification of America

gnafu Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 11:17 AM
Over-reacting! Children play games, use their imaginations, and this doesn't mean they grow up to be gangsters! How many times did you ride a pretend horse and use a stick or your finger for a gun to play cowboys? When the game was over, the kids found a can to kick down the alley or played some basketball or baseball without parental supervision. Some of the girls went back to playing with their dolls or "hairdresser." That is how I grew up and none of my friends grew up as criminals...as a matter of fact, they are responsible businessmen and women - some became fine artists. Being "Gun Nuts" right now and punishing children who find innovative games will do more harm than good! All of this hype about children's games is more political...

I’ve had fun documenting and comparing examples of government stupidity in both the United States and United Kingdom, and today’s story clearly belongs on those lists.

Send this kid to a re-education camp!

It’s also an example of a perverse anti-gun mentality.

How else can you explain a school in Talbot County, Maryland, suspending a couple of young boys for the supposedly horrible offense of making gun shapes with their fingers while playing cops and robbers?!?

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