gun safety

  1. School Age Kids

    Fifth grader suspended for pointing a finger gun

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    Guns in the school are a no-no — but what about finger guns? A 10-year-old boy was suspended for brandishing such a weapon.
  2. Special Needs

    Glee draws ire, applause for "gun in school" episode

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    The episode of Glee titled, “Shooting Star,” pulled off a trifecta of controversy: A gun in school; brought by a student with Down...
  3. Children's School & Education

    Packing heat on the playground: Teachers with guns

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    Any discussion involving firearms is bound to get heated. Whether you are a gun owner or a gun control advocate, recent media...
  4. School Age Kids

    Toy guns: Harmless fun or mixed messages?

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    Is it OK for kids to play with toy guns? We chat with experts — and parents — on whether the presence of toy guns or weapons is...
  5. Child Development & Health

    Teaching kids about guns

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    Firearms and gun ownership are controversial topics on which everyone has opinions. Following record Black Friday gun sales and the...
  6. School Age Kids

    Kids left alone at home shoot a gun

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    Two boys, aged 8 and 10, were left alone in a home with a loaded gun. What happened next raises all sorts of questions, from how can...
  7. Parenting

    Do you ask other parents if they have guns in their home?

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    Imagine this: Your child has a playdate with a new friend from class. You don't know the parents or maybe you just know them from...
  8. School Age Kids

    Kids and gun safety

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    If you keep guns in the home, you need to have a plan on how to keep them safe -- and you also need to teach your children how to...