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They mentioned it on the tv news, but didn't see it in the article, but the boy has been educated on firearms safety, similar to Eddie Eagle I suppose, and reported it to his father, who checked it out and reported it to the police. A success story for educating children about what to do if they find a gun.

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Edimukation do have its uses.
 
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My grandson and some kids found a airsoft gun that looked real behind our house. He told the other kids to leave it alone while he came and got me. By the time I got there the other kids were aiming it at each other and trying to get it to fire.

I took the gun and made sure what it was then escorted the kids to their liberal dad and told them what to do if they find a gun. Leave it alone and get an adult.

Their father was furious with them and I told him about the Eddie Eagle program provided by the NRA.
He just took them in the house. Later they were out playing with toy guns in the field.

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The dad did a good job, and the son learned. More of that would save a lot of grief when kids get hold of guns.

What caught my attention was that the dad told the police it was not the first time he had found a gun in his back yard. Now that would,bother me a bit.
 

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It's a good ending to a relative nothing story but it sends home the message that children can be safely around firearms if they know not to handle them. Society is SOO much about drilling stranger danger into children's brains and yet they do nothing to address when children find dangerous objects. Sure, the stranger danger drills may save a child's life but teaching them not to touch found firearms WILL save a child's life.
 

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Funny how liberals want to teach kids all about sex, but want them totally ignorant about firearms.
 

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My grandson and some kids found a airsoft gun that looked real behind our house. He told the other kids to leave it alone while he came and got me. By the time I got there the other kids were aiming it at each other and trying to get it to fire.

I took the gun and made sure what it was then escorted the kids to their liberal dad and told them what to do if they find a gun. Leave it alone and get an adult.

Their father was furious with them and I told him about the Eddie Eagle program provided by the NRA.
He just took them in the house. Later they were out playing with toy guns in the field.

Future recipients of the Darwin award!

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Sounds like those kids parents think that if they stick their heads in the sand, then nobody will see them.
 

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Funny how liberals want to teach kids all about sex, but want them totally ignorant about firearms.
Not just sex, but also all the aberrations which they deem acceptable.
 

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Just to paint a picture this guy works as a student counselor at a prestigious medical school and is 41 and has a purple Mohawk. He has 3 children a 13 year old girl who is a cutter and has attempted suicide on more than one occasion.
His oldest son about 9 looks like a girl and his 7 year old son is full blown nuts . His wife is a nurse and is normally to drunk to talk. There house is filled with junk almost a foot deep.
Someone called child protective services on them and because they both have good jobs and live in a $300,000 house that the kids were fine!

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This is what I have been saying all along, the best way to prevent children from potentially harming themselves/others with firearms is to properly educate them on the matter. Nobody likes getting injured, especially not kids, so it's pretty easy to keep children safe simply by warning them of the potential for injury or death associated with various dangerous things, yet so many parents completely neglect to do so.

My parents kept a loaded .38 Revolver on the mantlepiece above our fireplace in the living room, yet neither I nor any of my siblings ever touched it because our parents simply told us straight up that guns were dangerous and could seriously hurt or even kill us if we touched it. Sure, there was more to it than that, such as an exchange of questions and answers between us/our parents, but that's besides the point.
The point is, if parents would quit acting like children are utterly incapable of understanding simple concepts that the average animal is capable of grasping, and treated them like small/inexperienced human beings, then we'd have a lot less kids playing with matches, electrical equipment, firearms, chemicals, and all other manner of potentially dangerous household items.
 

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Just to paint a picture this guy works as a student counselor at a prestigious medical school and is 41 and has a purple Mohawk. He has 3 children a 13 year old girl who is a cutter and has attempted suicide on more than one occasion.
His oldest son about 9 looks like a girl and his 7 year old son is full blown nuts . His wife is a nurse and is normally to drunk to talk. There house is filled with junk almost a foot deep.
Someone called child protective services on them and because they both have good jobs and live in a $300,000 house that the kids were fine!

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Funny how liberals want to teach kids all about sex, but want them totally ignorant about firearms.
well now to be really honest I did enjoy the Sex education films a lot more than watching Cowboy movies at that age!!-----
 

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The dad did a good job, and the son learned. More of that would save a lot of grief when kids get hold of guns.

What caught my attention was that the dad told the police it was not the first time he had found a gun in his back yard. Now that would,bother me a bit.
...and that he sees unknown people run through his yard. I believe I'd get a better fence and a very large dog.
 

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well now to be really honest I did enjoy the Sex education films a lot more than watching Cowboy movies at that age!!-----
Even if they were in black and white!
 

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...and that he sees unknown people run through his yard. I believe I'd get a better fence and a very large dog.
Back yards with fences (especially wooden ones) and large dogs are a prime deposit site in the inner city for those that have just committed a shooting or running from the law for many reasons.
they never break stride as they run by throw the gun over the fence and keep running.
First police have difficulty seeing the weapon unless thye see the bad guy throw it, second they usually can't get easy entry due to the fence being locked and of course then there is that large dog that you mention.
even canine usually have a little problem tracking due to the dog there and the scents associated with that.
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The dad did a good job, and the son learned. More of that would save a lot of grief when kids get hold of guns.

What caught my attention was that the dad told the police it was not the first time he had found a gun in his back yard. Now that would,bother me a bit.
That's how I felt also! Where do they live as it's a dumping ground for guns? Time to setup cameras (neighbors also) as there is some other issues going on. Either that or it's time to move?
 

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Not to sound flippant or anything, but I kind of wish that people would pass by my house and toss me guns....just saying...


(before anyone flips out, I am quite aware that these are probably guns used in criminal activity...just the thought of strangers donating to my collection seems nice is all...)
 
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