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Buy Your Child A Toy Gun, And You Can Guarantee He’s Going To Kill Someone

June 11, 2013 by  

Buy Your Child A Toy Gun, And You Can Guarantee He’s Going To Kill Someone

If you had a Lone Ranger cap pistol, a dart gun or a firearm-shaped space blaster — or perhaps even the fabled stick shaped perfectly like a gun — to liven up your games of cowboys and Indians or cops and robbers as a child, chances are you grew up to be a pistol-packing maniac awaiting the opportunity to open fire on innocent civilians in a public square.

At least that’s the logic of school officials who felt the need to hold a toy gun buyback at a California elementary school on Saturday.

Bay News 9 in Hayward, Calif., reports that Principal Charles Hill of Stonebridge Elementary decided to hold a toy gun buyback at his school, giving children the opportunity to turn over their plastic-tipped peacemakers, water pistols and photon ray blasters in return for books and the chance to win a more Democrat-affable bicycle.

Explaining his logic, Hill said, “Playing with toy guns, saying ‘I’m going to shoot you,’ desensitizes them, so as they get older, it’s easier for them to use a real gun.”

While it may just seem like someone is still a little upset that Santa forgot his Johnny Seven One Man Army Gun, anti-gun sentiment throughout the United States has actually made Hill’s style of educator pants-wetting over children’s toys bearing any resemblance to guns quite common.

Late last month, the principal at Dowell Elementary School in Lusby, Md., carried out a hot lamp-style interrogation on a 5-year-old boy who brought a cowboy-style cap gun to school.

The following is an account of the insanity, via The Washington Post (emphasis added):

The mother was called by the principal at 10:50 a.m. and was told that her son had the cap gun and pretended to shoot someone on the bus. She said that both the kindergartner and his first-grade sister, sitting nearby on the bus, disputed that account.

The mother said the principal told her that if the cap gun had been loaded with caps, it would have been deemed an explosive and police would have been called in.

The child’s disciplinary referral said he was being suspended for possession of a look-alike gun.

The boy, described by his mother as “all bugs and frogs and cowboys,” was apparently questioned so rigorously by the principal that he “uncharacteristically” wet his pants. Reports indicate that the youngster has been allowed back at school, but that the incident will remain on his permanent record.

And there was the case of a 10-year-old boy in New York suggesting that a bully ought to be shot with a water pistol; the cops came to his house and confiscated his father’s concealed carry permit. John Mayer, the boy’s father, was told that his 2nd Amendment rights would be restored when his son turned 18 and moved out of the house.

These reports are just a few of the many extreme cases of toy guns being treated like deadly weapons by adults.

If the argument is that playing with toy guns increases the chances that a child will grow up to shoot people with real guns, does it apply to other children’s toys? Do youngsters who play with remote-control cars have a higher chance of being reckless drivers? If your child is allowed to play Monopoly, what are the chances of his running a Bernie Madoff-style Ponzi scam when he grows up, or perhaps even orchestrating the next sub-prime mortgage crises? Or if he watches liberally acclaimed cartoons about pint-sized transsexual superheroes, is little Johnny more likely to be found answering to “Jenny” on a sidewalk dressed in drag and looking for a good time?

Probably not. As an aside, however, people like Hill probably would encourage Johnny’s transformation to Jenny.

Sam Rolley

Staff writer Sam Rolley began a career in journalism working for a small town newspaper while seeking a B.A. in English. After learning about many of the biases present in most modern newsrooms, Rolley became determined to find a position in journalism that would allow him to combat the unsavory image that the news industry has gained. He is dedicated to seeking the truth and exposing the lies disseminated by the mainstream media at the behest of their corporate masters, special interest groups and information gatekeepers.

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  • Aly Wendland

    Talk about rediculous. If that was true. than, I and all the kids I grew up with would be either dead, on death row or serving life sentences .

  • http://Sirronranch.Net Greg Norris

    I played with toy guns all my childhood. Had Heros like Roy Rogers. Etc. I have never wanted to take another life even in combat but I have and low and behold I was working for this wonderful government !!!! No the problems are not with toy guns but with grown up people who have toys for brains ! Teach children how to use firearms how to be safe. How to respect the piece of equipment The firearm is only a tool as is a saw or hammer. Or automobile . It is stupid ignorant sick un- balanced people who don’t have the respect or the knowledge the correctly deal with or fix the issues. Stupid people with cars kill more have more deaths than do firearms so you reckon the jackass in CA will want to take tricycles or bikes next.

  • Steve

    Where do these morons get their information? Sounds like cracker jacks psychology to me! If there was a % 10 chance they were right, our population would be HALF of its current 300 million! Kind of makes them look like dumb & dumber huh? So tired of all the paranoia, lies, corruption, the violation of constitutional rights & internal destruction of this once great country! Time to eliminate the root of all this evil, fire & imprison Obama! Do like the g ovt. does to its citizens & make an example of all of them!

  • Rick Enix

    I think its up to the parents if they want to purchase a toy gun for their child and hopefully it won’t be used to change a criminal mind from something that could turn worst but to take 2nd amendment rights away from the family so they can’t defend themselves is stupid now that every criminal knows this family is unarmed they will attack and we can read about how they were raped and murdered in the lame stream media. Our government is way to big and don’t know what the right hand is doing because of the left hand. This child had a chance along with dad to be a hero but now they’ll be a victim in in the media. It’s time to take up for ourselves cos the government don’t know what to do except strip us of our rights
    Changes need to be done.

  • MaddMedic

    Reblogged this on Freedom Is Just Another Word… and commented:
    Relly? Well I guess I and many of my friends missed the ‘kill someone’ part. As have my sons. But let me just say if the progressive/liberal/nazi/communist/socialist assOs continue done the road they are. I may have to start..As will many of my acquaintances/friends/family/patriots I know today.
    Molon Labe….

  • Brandon

    It just proves how so far removed the left is from reality! Parenting is the most significant responsibility of adulthood. Some people instil moral values in their children and some don’t regardless if they let their children play with toy guns or not!!! Ultimately the left proposes a nation of pacifists that when they are adults, (if we still have a country of our own) will be utterly incompetent if they ever need to use that tool. That’s what it is, a tool! It has no mind of its own and does what it’s wielder decides! If a principal did that to my son I would be doing some time and rightfully so! I feel my 10 yr old son needs more protection from an out of touch crazed adult emotionally scarring my child than kids playing a game with a “TOY”! That is why I feel the left needs to remove themselves from certain issues for which they are not mentally equipped and end up doing more harm than good!!! We did not have these issues over “again toys” 10 yrs ago. The left has made it popular and utterly rediculous!!

  • raiderroo

    The intelligence level of this schools administrator guarantees that the students chances of having any degree of competence will be nil to nil. Under their guidance they will become normalphobics and end up thinking that men need to have sex with men to reproduce. What a sick state California has become. A state once admired for its Christian morals is now known better as a modern day Sodom and Gamora. I pray that the churches there start taking a stand and do the work that the Lord has asked them to do.

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  • taras

    I never thought Americans would turn this crazy, mentally ill and insane

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