posted on Jan, 17 2013 @ 12:49 PM
reply to post by thisguyrighthere
I think the point would be that the kid got a hold of a parents weapon and took it to school, highlighting some of the issues trying to be addressed
with training proposals.
What idiot parent leaves a loaded gun anywhere a child could get access to it... without them even noticing...
See? That's an argument for both sides.
The gun was probably purchased legally, so gun laws wouldn't have stopped it
Clearly the person who owned the firearm was not maintaining it in a responsible manner.
Now, how on earth would anyone have stopped that? gun laws? Maybe, maybe a mandatory gun safety and responsibility course might have clued the
Who knows, maybe the kid is trained at 7 to handle a weapon, that's beside the point. This right here is how school shootings happen, and something
needs to be done to at least work towards solving it. One angle of that would be making it harder for guns to end up in the hands of a child like
Thank goodness no one was harmed, and hopefully the kid won't be scared for life over this.