The #1 goal of gun control activists is to disarm Americans. No surprise there. They don’t think that Americans are responsible enough to own guns, so they see every firearm taken out of circulation as a life saved. The real question is how to accomplish this goal, since (as a recent poll confirms) support for gun control in any form has slipped to an all-time low in the land of the free and the home of the brave. With the probability of any kind of legislation putting the screws to gun owners on a national level lower than Bill DeBlasio receiving the NYPD’s Man of the Year Award, gun control activists need someone to grab those evil guns. The solution: brainwash kiddies and get them to do the dirty work . . .
The above video, produced by Sleeper 13 Productions, depicts a school-age child waiting until no one is looking, then grabbing his parent’s gun, putting it in his backpack, and bringing it to class. He then plonks it down on his teacher’s desk and asks, “Can you take this away? I don’t feel safe with a gun in my house.”
“Our children deserve a safe world” the video pleads. “Stop gun violence now.” Of course children should be protected, but attempting to make the entire world safe for children is a futile endeavor. Rather than disarming law abiding gun owners and making it easier for mass murderers to kill people, the better and more effective solution is to actually put some time and effort into making schools less attractive targets. I used to do risk analysis for DHS. I know a thing or two about target selection.
The creators of this PSA envision a sunshine and rainbows ending to their little story. The teacher accepts the gun, the family realizes the error of their ways and never buys another firearm. And their concerned student is lionized for his efforts at reducing “gun violence.”
What would actually happen if this scenario played out in the real world as the film makers envision? Probably something like this:
Seattle, WA (AP) – A middle school student was arrested today when he brought a loaded firearm to school and brandished in a classroom in front of a teacher.
The incident occurred shortly after the beginning of the school day, during the break between first and second periods. The school was immediately placed in lockdown for four hours while police swept the building and searched for any additional weapons. School officials were inundated with calls from hundreds of parents during the lockdown, all concerned for their children’s safety.
At a press conference, the principal of the school said that this behavior was completely unexpected. “This was a good kid,” he noted, “we have no idea what drove him bring a loaded firearm to school. We’re still investigating, but assume he’d planned a killing spree, but changed his mind at the last moment.” The principal went on to explain that the student had been immediately expelled under the school’s ‘zero tolerance’ policy and that no appeals would be heard.
The student was subsequently turned over to the local police department, where he has been charged with theft, illegal possession of a firearm, violation of the “Gun Free Schools Act,” carrying a concealed weapon without a license and terrorism. The parents have been charged under Washington’s new I-594 for illegally transferring a gun without a background check.
Gun control activists live in a fantasy world completely divorced from reality. They don’t understand how things work where people actually live, preferring to view things as they wish them to be. In fantasy land, children handing guns over to their teachers makes perfect sense. But out here where the sky is blue, that’s quite possibly the dumbest, most dangerous suggestion I’ve ever seen.