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Originally posted by randomname
most parents don't let 8 year old kids use the stove, but you're going to let them use a firearm.
it's not about whether a kid could responsibly be taught to use a gun, it's the maturity level of an 8 yr old.
especially when they are grouped together and out of sight of their parents.
all it takes is one kid to say let's play russian roulette.