Zero Tolerance on Toy Guns

Growing up as a little boy, I grew up with toy guns. When I was a child, I had an arsenal of silver cap guns that looked like Colt Single Actions, green water pistols that Flash Gordon could have identified with, a bolt-action wooden stocked toy that clicked when I pulled the faux trigger, and a plastic M16 that rattled back and forth on battery power. Well these are on their way out it seems.  Now, the mere mention of a toy gun, drawing of a gun, or even a youngster using their finger and thumb in a ‘gun motion’ is suddenly wrong. Increasingly this is the new normal.

Read more in my column in Firearms Talk

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