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benEzra Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-09-10 01:08 PM
Response to Reply #29
34. Yup. That's not teaching gun safety, but gun abhorrence.
"Stop, don't touch, get away, tell an adult" is apolitical. Indoctrination in the supposed evils of gun ownership isn't.
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  -Should Virginia "force" elementary students to learn gun safety?... spin  Mar-09-10 11:51 AM   #0 
  - Good Lord... Why must children be the pawn for every agenda?  hlthe2b   Mar-09-10 11:54 AM   #1 
  - I would agree to this  oneshooter   Mar-09-10 12:38 PM   #20 
  - I wish our school had a gun safety program. And I don't mean one that has them write reports.  Brickbat   Mar-09-10 11:55 AM   #2 
  - Lives would be saved by such programs ...  spin   Mar-09-10 11:58 AM   #4 
     - Yup.  Brickbat   Mar-09-10 12:02 PM   #7 
        - Target shooting is a good hobby ...  spin   Mar-09-10 12:08 PM   #14 
        - So I hear.  Brickbat   Mar-09-10 12:12 PM   # 
           - I've shot both both bows and handguns ...  spin   Mar-09-10 12:47 PM   #27 
              - It's been a real pleasure working with the bow with my son.  Brickbat   Mar-09-10 12:56 PM   #31 
                 - Recurve or Longbow? n/t  oneshooter   Mar-09-10 01:11 PM   #35 
                    - Recurve.  Brickbat   Mar-09-10 01:15 PM   #36 
                       - Great!! I have an intense dislike of compound bows  oneshooter   Mar-09-10 01:48 PM   #37 
                          - Very cool!  Brickbat   Mar-09-10 01:52 PM   #38 
        - There should be a number of choices.  one-eyed fat man   Mar-10-10 08:40 AM   #47 
  - If this happens via the NRA we have officially  Guilded Lilly   Mar-09-10 11:55 AM   #3 
  - Why?  cowman   Mar-09-10 11:58 AM   #5 
  - I edited my quick reply :)  Guilded Lilly   Mar-09-10 12:02 PM   #6 
     - The school program that the NRA provides does not show a gun at any time.  Brickbat   Mar-09-10 12:03 PM   #8 
     - I stand by my gut reaction to the NRA  Guilded Lilly   Mar-09-10 12:07 PM   #12 
        - All right.  Brickbat   Mar-09-10 12:10 PM   #15 
        - The NRA program teaches gun safety  spin   Mar-09-10 12:42 PM   #22 
        - Perhaps if you actually saw the NRA program  oneshooter   Mar-09-10 12:43 PM   #23 
        - You might want to double check that gut reaction against the facts at some point.  TheWraith   Mar-09-10 12:46 PM   #25 
        - The organization which pisses people off is the NRA-ILA ....  spin   Mar-09-10 12:51 PM   #28 
        - I think any gun "safety" course in public school should be voluntary...  SteveM   Mar-10-10 08:45 AM   #48 
     - Respectfully  cowman   Mar-09-10 12:14 PM   #17 
     - Respectfully, I feel otherwise  Guilded Lilly   Mar-09-10 12:36 PM   #19 
        - That's  cowman   Mar-09-10 12:45 PM   #24 
        - Except that it is wrong.  Callisto32   Mar-10-10 07:17 AM   #45 
     - OK, I wasn't  cowman   Mar-09-10 12:41 PM   #21 
     - OIC- Like sex education "induces" kids to become sexually active?  friendly_iconoclast   Mar-09-10 04:25 PM   #40 
  - Those who do not know thier history are doomed to repeat it.  AtheistCrusader   Mar-09-10 04:30 PM   #41 
  - Yes, for the following reasons.  Ozymanithrax   Mar-09-10 12:03 PM   #9 
  - Total fail. Gun safety has absolutely NOTHING to do with assassinations (the bill's lesson focus)  OneTenthofOnePercent   Mar-09-10 12:05 PM   #10 
  - Well, it should be that way as long as Virginia has a strong gun culture  alp227   Mar-09-10 12:07 PM   #11 
  - Ummm... most states have more lax gun laws than Virginia.  OneTenthofOnePercent   Mar-09-10 12:12 PM   #16 
  - Virginia is ranked 15th strictest in the nation by the Brady Campaign....  benEzra   Mar-09-10 01:07 PM   #32 
     - My state, Florida, is three from the bottom ..  spin   Mar-09-10 03:22 PM   #39 
  - The schools don't need to teach gun safety  hughee99   Mar-09-10 12:07 PM   #13 
  - It sounds like they want to not use a leader in gun safety  oneshooter   Mar-09-10 12:34 PM   #18 
  - The National Crime Prevention Council is unclear on the concept  slackmaster   Mar-09-10 12:47 PM   #26 
  - IMO I don't think they should be teaching them to  Chota   Mar-10-10 03:01 PM   #50 
  - Looks like an anti-gun programe packaged as a gun safety class.  Bold Lib   Mar-09-10 12:51 PM   #29 
  - Yup. That's not teaching gun safety, but gun abhorrence.  benEzra   Mar-09-10 01:08 PM   #34 
  - Absolutely not.  TPaine7   Mar-09-10 12:52 PM   #30 
  - Sure, basic safety. Also, tell 'em where babies come from. nt  Deep13   Mar-09-10 01:08 PM   #33 
  - We teach a Fire Safe program at day cares and elementary schools.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Mar-09-10 09:10 PM   #42 
  - Feh. This is D.A.R.E. with guns, or "gun abstinence-only" propaganda  friendly_iconoclast   Mar-10-10 12:22 AM   #43 
  - We got it in 8th grade, I think it's a good idea to at least cover basic safety.  Greyhound   Mar-10-10 01:15 AM   #44 
  - I think this program outline needs a little balance  Euromutt   Mar-10-10 07:31 AM   #46 
  - Oh. You want "fair and balanced".  PavePusher   Mar-10-10 05:36 PM   #51 
  - Health Class  Remmah2   Mar-10-10 10:04 AM   #49 
 

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