“This is what America needs more of,” one comment read. “Education and responsible firearm ownership.”
“This is so awesome! Probably one of the safest schools in the country too,” a commenter wrote. “I need to find a school like this for my son once he’s old enough!”
“CA masks their kids, Wyoming teaches marksmanship,” said another.
Of the nearly 6,000 comments, most are in support of the district.
Still, many expressed concern and anger.
“America is a dystopian hellhole,” a commenter said.
Some suggested that by teaching kids to work a gun, the school could be setting itself up for tragedy.
“Do they go straight from their gun marksmanship training to their active shooter drills?” asked another.
— Mitchell Willetts in 5th-graders learn to shoot guns by using school gym as target range, Wyoming photos show