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Originally posted by Allred5923
I have a friend from my home town that was a fire-arms fanatic. He kept them everywhere in his home. His youngest boy found a 357 in his dresser drawer and proceeded to wheel it as if he was a police officer, this boy was 6 yr's old. His sister walked into the bedroom and the gun went off killing her, scared, the boy dropped the gun and it fired again going through the boys lower jaw and into his brain.
The father, my friend found both of them and was shattered. He had a small explosives business and about 4 yrs after loosing his kid's, his only kids, mother died at the daughter's child birth, he managed to blow him self up with a stick of TNT.
Really makes a guy wonder why anyone would want to put such young people at the risk of the inevitable outcome of such instances.
OP, this is a good thread for the faint of being to positive with the advent of learning how to shoot weapons, any weapon at such a very young age.
Originally posted by E-ville
we should not ban somthing just because it kills people, if that were the case cars would be banned, they kill far more people than guns..
Now even hand guns are very useful, my Dad goes on week long deep woods hikes, they take a 9mm handgun with them for protection from whatever wild animals may attack like bears or bobcats.. he has a license for it and operates it safely.. why would you ban something just because some people abuse it.. when these same devices protect so many others.
Come on the argument that guns kill people is dumb, cars kill more people than guns hands down and we don't see talk of banning cars. And specifically people that use cars and get killed are licensed and trained, just like guns.. and just like guns non licensed and trained people can operate a gun too..
You can ban stuff becuse a few people are hurt by it.. if that the case we might as well start banning religion and foods and certain professions like lawyers, coops and heck government, they hurt people too..