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kwassa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-18-05 07:24 AM
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32. 1500 weapons confiscated one year in the early '90s in LA schools
of which 700 were guns.

The statistic that threw me was that some 35 guns were confiscated from elementary students.

Something I read in the LA Times about '94 or so.
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  -Should teenagers be able to conceal carry guns to school? billbuckhead  Nov-17-05 08:59 PM   #0 
  - That would be a big resounding *YES*!  LoZoccolo   Nov-17-05 09:01 PM   #1 
  - My question  manic expression   Nov-17-05 09:01 PM   #2 
  - In Phoenix teens can carry concealed weapons with a note from parents.  autorank   Nov-17-05 09:03 PM   #3 
  - So that means I can bring in spike shuriken, and throwing knives?  sakabatou   Nov-17-05 09:17 PM   #8 
  - sakabatou, Of course not, those are dangerous Phoenix  autorank   Nov-17-05 09:23 PM   #11 
     - Dammit!  sakabatou   Nov-17-05 09:30 PM   #14 
     - Can you bring a gun into a courthouse in Phoenix?  Ravenseye   Nov-18-05 10:22 AM   #42 
        - Actually Phoenix is the New West.  autorank   Nov-18-05 10:46 AM   #44 
  - I am calling B.S. on this  proud2Blib   Nov-17-05 09:34 PM   #16 
  - I would love to know  cloud_chaser1   Nov-17-05 09:05 PM   #4 
  - That's insane.  Aimah   Nov-17-05 09:06 PM   #5 
  - Absolutely not  KingFlorez   Nov-17-05 09:08 PM   #6 
  - any parent who would allow that deserves to lose their house in  roguevalley   Nov-17-05 09:16 PM   #7 
     - The NRA wants teenagers to have guns in school  billbuckhead   Nov-17-05 09:27 PM   #12 
        - Of course they do...kaaaaaching!  leesa   Nov-18-05 07:28 AM   #33 
           - Think about the marketing aspect of teenagers buying guns  billbuckhead   Nov-18-05 09:29 AM   #37 
  - Will the PTA be running Bulletproof Vest drives ?  Spinzonner   Nov-17-05 09:21 PM   #9 
  - even if their parents are repukes???  afdip   Nov-17-05 09:22 PM   #10 
  - you are joking, right? this cannot possibly be a serious question  niyad   Nov-17-05 09:29 PM   #13 
  - What about the 17year old shooting another student on a Florida schoolbus?  billbuckhead   Nov-17-05 09:35 PM   #17 
  - OK, not sure even the NRA supports this...  Mr_Spock   Nov-17-05 09:31 PM   #15 
  - NRA has already pushed through a law in VA. to let guns in school parking  billbuckhead   Nov-17-05 09:40 PM   #19 
  - BTW, your "yes" answer says "in school", no says "to school"...  Mr_Spock   Nov-17-05 09:56 PM   #22 
  - I always thought school buses counted as "in school"  billbuckhead   Nov-17-05 10:17 PM   #27 
  - Texas has been that way for years. No problem here.  Silverhair   Nov-18-05 07:05 AM   #29 
  - Dead serious,NRA already is working on it Here's another link  billbuckhead   Nov-17-05 09:40 PM   #20 
  - ARE THEY CRAZY???  No Exit   Nov-17-05 09:36 PM   #18 
  - Of course and a bottle of whiskey, and keys to a fast car  RGBolen   Nov-17-05 09:47 PM   #21 
  - well, the bad kids (aka criminals-to-be) will get to them anyways :P  NuttyFluffers   Nov-17-05 10:06 PM   #25 
  - We may as well stop requiring Driver's Licenses, too  htuttle   Nov-18-05 10:23 AM   #43 
  - Gun Stamps for the poor  sandnsea   Nov-17-05 10:02 PM   #23 
  - Isn't it illegal for minors to carry weapons?  ultraist   Nov-17-05 10:05 PM   #24 
  - I'm so stupid.  Massacure   Nov-17-05 10:08 PM   #26 
  - 54 guns seized at home of double-slaying suspect, 18  billbuckhead   Nov-17-05 10:27 PM   #28 
  - Not if you want any teachers in the classroom.  LWolf   Nov-18-05 07:08 AM   #30 
  - No way, no how. n/t  VaYallaDawg   Nov-18-05 07:16 AM   #31 
  - 1500 weapons confiscated one year in the early '90s in LA schools  kwassa   Nov-18-05 07:24 AM   #32 
  - I'm sorry, this is too bizarre to even participate in.  triguy46   Nov-18-05 07:43 AM   #34 
  - It may be bizarre but it's what giving into gun lobby begats  billbuckhead   Nov-18-05 09:13 AM   #36 
  - Of course not...  MrBenchley   Nov-18-05 07:48 AM   #35 
  - No. Only someone who has never experienced  Midlodemocrat   Nov-18-05 10:01 AM   #38 
  - Not all teenagers are out of control  slackmaster   Nov-18-05 10:21 AM   #41 
     - Yes, but some don't.  Midlodemocrat   Nov-18-05 12:50 PM   #46 
  - Umm...No.  Zynx   Nov-18-05 10:18 AM   #39 
  - Thanks for the opportunity to play Devil's Advocate billbuckhead  slackmaster   Nov-18-05 10:20 AM   #40 
  - You're an advocate for the devil if I ever heard one  billbuckhead   Nov-18-05 01:57 PM   #50 
  - F no! Got one of them aliens in my way would I trust him  ourbluenation   Nov-18-05 10:48 AM   #45 
  - *sigh*  SomewhereOutThere424   Nov-18-05 12:52 PM   #47 
  - What do you mean FReepers, Mr. Three Hundred And Thirty Nine Posts!  LoZoccolo   Nov-19-05 08:05 PM   #53 
  - How can they possibly fire back at the terrorists and libruls that are  kcwayne   Nov-18-05 01:43 PM   #48 
  - My 15 year old son  RJRoss   Nov-18-05 01:53 PM   #49 
  - It should be REQUIRED if they're home-schooled.  TahitiNut   Nov-18-05 01:58 PM   #51 
  - No not really  gordianot   Nov-18-05 02:48 PM   #52 

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