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GOP Bill Targets Anti-Gun Hysteria in Schools

Iam7 Wrote: Jul 10, 2013 8:40 PM
These policies are completely stupid. But the bill is stupid, too. Why punish all kids in the school for the actions of silly, overzealous school officials?
smcvey Wrote: Jul 11, 2013 8:53 AM
Sometimes in order to correct the unnecessary and idiotic actions of Liberal "Educators" you must enact legislation to protect the ability of a child to engage in harmless play; that is the intent of this bill, and it is very unfortunate that it will take something like this bill to being this stupidity to a halt.

Kids will be kids no matter what a school’s policy is on playing with imaginary weapons. They’re going to play cops and robbers, they may chew their pop tart into the shape of a gun and yes, even throw imaginary grenades to save the world from evil forces.

In the wake of the Sandy Hook massacre, teachers and school administrators exercised zero-tolerance policies with regard to weapons—real or imagined—but they took it way too far. A heightened sensitivity after such a horrific event is understandable but not exercising any judgment is ridiculous. For many of the kids...