GUN Best idea ever?

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  1. Yuppy

    Yuppy Have a seat right there....

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    West Virginia is considering a bill to teach schoolchildren how to handle a gun and hunt safely its proponent hopes will increase state revenues from hunting licenses, a state lawmaker said Thursday.

    "We will teach a hunting safety course during their physical education class," state senator and bill sponsor Billy Wayne Bailey told AFP. The courses would be imparted in secondary schools, from the eighth to 10th grade (13-16 years of age).


    "They will learn gun safety, the proper use of fire arms. All the weapons will be disabled so there is no chance of discharging," he said, adding that the state Senate was expected to take up the bill next week.


    "Hunting is an economic and cultural thing and we have seen a decline of hunting licenses over the past years," said the lawmaker, explaining that his bill would boost interest in hunting in West Virginia.


    Children 10 years and older can already apply for a hunting license in West Virginia, which makes 1.5 billion dollars a year from hunting-related activities, the senator said.
     
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    Slick26 Gun|Bike|Cigar|PS3|Beer |Whisky|Night Crew

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    What an epic idea. And watch the Brady's run around like chickens with their heads cut off.
     
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    [DWI] Master of Nothing

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    sounds like a good idea to me, you can bet this is going to stir the pot.

    I wonder if it would be a mandatory part of gym or if it could be opted out of with a parental or student objection?
     
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    Probably the latter, we had an archery portion in PE when I was in middle school. That was the same deal. Students whose parents did not approve went to the library during archery.
     
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    When/if I have kiddies, I might push for a similar program.

    I see zero downsides to it... it's not going to breed/train mass murderers like Brady will most likely claim.
     
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    7 First comes smiles, then lies. Last is gunfire.

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    I took my Hunter's Safety course as part of the regular curriculum in middle school, no gun handling though. There was also an archery exploratory (end of the day class mwf) that you could sign up for but it was over by the time I was allowed to do it :o
     
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    Not a bad idea. Kids in rural WV are probably more likely to use a shotgun than algebra.
     
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    7 First comes smiles, then lies. Last is gunfire.

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    I do suck at math :o
     
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    I don't mean that as a dig, either. Shotguns put food on the table.:wavey:
     
  11. Yuppy

    Yuppy Have a seat right there....

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    we had archery in my school too.... one of the kids managed to get shot by a football player... who didnt get in trouble for it.

    he shot him with a fucking arrow in gym class!!!!
     
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    Wish I went to this school. :bowdown:
     
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    7 First comes smiles, then lies. Last is gunfire.

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    I know you don't :mamoru:
     
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    Goat That crack is really moreish

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    I took hunters safety twice in middle school, once as an elective and the other time it was mandatory.
     

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