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Bill Requiring Toy Guns To Be Brightly-Colored Passes California Assembly, Spurred By Andy Lopez Shooting

SACRAMENTO (AP) — The state Assembly approved legislation on Tuesday that would require certain replica guns to be sold in bright colors or transparent to avoid deadly mix-ups with police officers. 258 more words


It's Not Real — Perceptions & Reality

Today’s post was prompted by this story out of Ohio: Police fatally shoot man holding an air rifle in Walmart.

His last words were “It’s not real.” Ironic, because while the gun he was carrying (in an open carry state) wasn’t real, the situation he found himself in was. 780 more words

Inside View

Oh, Those Flood Gates...

Kids with the latest Super Soaker on their Christmas lists can breathe easy for awhile. Burlington, Iowa’s city council has voted 4-1 not in favor of a ban on toy guns, citing the potential bill as “too vague”. 905 more words

About a Boy

For nearly ten years, I have been re-enacting my own version of Gorillas in the Mist. I observe, sometimes making mental notes. Sometimes I have a flash of understanding that breaks through like a ray of sunshine on a gray, winter day. 1,039 more words

From The Heart