Originally Posted by Trez
They tried to start that here in AZ, but parents got all upset...
I think it would be a good thing to teach gun safety.... Ive always grown up with a gun, and have been taught that they must be treated with respect...
Ive seen how many young people handle guns, and its because most just dont know. It seems that some think of guns as toys, and others wont touch them because there "evil people killers"
Here's the thing I don't understand about those pansy parents. Even if you don't want your kids to be around guns, and don't want guns in your home, is there anything wrong with them knowing how to be safe if they ever do end up in close proximity to a firearm?
I have a friend (more of an acquaintance really) who didn't get his driver's license until he was 28. His still took driver's ed in high school.
There's nothing wrong with keeping your bases covered. I think that a kid who knows nothing about firearms and firearms safety would possible be more likely to play around with one and do something stupid, than the kid who at least knows a little bit about the subject, even if it is just a one day class offered at the local elementary school.