May I speak about guns? Why do we still have and sell toy guns for children? Kids do not need these kinds of horrible toy weapons to learn about living in peace. We need to teach tolerance and kindness so that the next generation can withstand and solve problems that will come to them not by using weapons, but by using patience and tolerance.
On my walks, I’ve come across little plastic beads that have come from toy guns. Birds and animals can eat these beads as well as babies who think they are candy. I’ve picked up many of these beads throwing the disgusting things away. This type of toy gun is an example of nonthinking and stupidity of manufacturers who have no thought of how any toy gun affects people and the environment.
Let’s be more pragmatic, down to earth, and wise. It starts with ourselves and not buying these toys. They should not exist.
Mary E. Welty, Boise
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