By The Right Scoop


Let boys be boys…..or they’ll be girls. Capiche?

CBS NEWS – While St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson is raising funds for a gun buyback program, Pastor Rodney Francis of the Washington Tabernacle Baptist Church wants to catch kids before they even think about wielding a weapon.

His church is planning a toy gun buyback later this summer.

Francis says there are no violent video games, gory movies or toy weapons in his family’s house.

“My wife and I feel that we need to do everything we can to not allow our kids to get exposed to this too early. They’re going to get exposed to it but we can protect them early on so they don’t get a distorted view of what those can do to the human body,” he explained.

“We want to engage the culture of violence and one of the strategies that we thought we might be able to use is to educate parents about the danger of allowing kids to continue this access to toy guns and playing with toy guns.”

Francis says parents would be able to trade their toy guns, swords, or other weapons in for a more “wholesome” toy.

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  • nosilasunny

    These people are truly stupid. Little boys will make guns out everything dolls, fingers, etc. They don’t need an actual toy gun to play guns. It is innate to their nature. My nephews will turn absolutely anything into a sword to play pirate. Like with anything, an adult puts a stop to their play if it gets out of hand.

    And these touchy feely busybodies can go take a hike. God gives each parent a responsibility to raise their children, and they will be held individually accountable for how they fulfill that duty. What you call wholesome, I call liberal. Keep you advice to yourself. No one asked you.

    • badbadlibs

      We are for sure on the same page! Well said, nosilasunny.

  • badbadlibs

    My sons, my husband, his brothers, my brothers ALL played “cops and robbers”, “cowboy and Indians”, etc.. NOT one of them has ever acted out in real life their play time as children.
    These so called pastors would better serve their church, their family and their community by teaching the 10 Commandments, the teaching of salvation and minding their own business thereafter.

    • badbadlibs

      For those who pray and I know most do on this site, the following concerns my dearest friend’s son and his girl friend.
      Please pray:

      http://www.king5.com/news/local/Search-under-way-for-stranded-snowmobilers-on-Mount-Rainier-193150821.html

      • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

        Praying sister!

        • badbadlibs

          Thank you! They still haven’t been found. But, they are prepared.

          • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

            I’m glad they’re prepared- but still be praying. Thx for updating when you find out badbad!!

            • badbadlibs

              As if 11pm pac. time they are still on the mountain. Search and Rescue is postponed until morning. Couple said to be hypothermic, trying to keep a small fire going, but difficult with wet wood.
              My friend’s son truly was prepared, including GPS, so they should be reached in the morning.
              Thank you everyone for prayers! Prayers can keep hypothermia at bay!

              • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

                I’ll keep the prayers up badbad. Thanks sister for the update. I hope they get to them first light. xoxoxo ((((())))s!!!

                • badbadlibs

                  PTL! 7am pac time, they are both safe. The rescue was successful and NO hypothermia!
                  Thanks everyone for your prayers!

                • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

                  Oh Thank you Lord Jesus!! YAY!! Thanks badbad for letting us know!! WHOO HOOOO!

                • badbadlibs

                  You are welcome!

              • TexasPGRRider

                Thanks for the update…Please Keep us Posted….

              • crosshr

                I’ll keep them in prayer for their safety and comfort through the night sis. May the Lord be their fortress and compass as they make their way back. Dear Lord, be the Pillar of Fire during the night .

                • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001951614348 Rogue Rose

                  Amen.

                • badbadlibs

                  Thank you, Rose for your prayers! God is good, all is well with the couple this morning!

                • badbadlibs

                  Fantastic prayer! God has answered just that, crosshr! They were reported to be suffering from hypothermia, but this morning the new report is they are both without any ill effects! God is good!

      • nosilasunny

        Will be praying that they are found safe and they come home soon!

        • badbadlibs

          Thank you so much!
          I will come back to these posts to update.

          • Patriot077

            Please do keep us posted, badbad. I’ve sent my prayers for their safe rescue and will continue.

            • badbadlibs

              Thank you, still no word.

            • badbadlibs

              I updated on American’s post. Thank you so much for your concern and prayers.

        • badbadlibs

          Prayers answered! All is well, thanks to God! Thank you so much for praying!

          • nosilasunny

            That is wonderful news! Praise God!

          • Patriot077

            This is the best possible news! Thank the Lord and may God continue to bless all of you!

            p.s. – kudos to your friend’s son for being equipped to endure extreme conditions.

            I once helped my son’s scout troop build igloos on Mt Rainier and I actually slept in it for a couple of nights. Even with all the preparation and good gear it still felt darn cold. (Like sleeping in the refrigerator instead of the freezer)

            • badbadlibs

              Goodness, then you know exactly what they were feeling and where they were! Apparently her son has helped out with search and rescue in the past, so he knew to be prepared.
              Next time I see him I’ll mention the freezer/refrigerator analogy, I’m sure you’re correct. Thanks again for praying.

              • Patriot077

                I can surely relate, but I can’t imagine their emotions or anxiety. After all I was there with a big group of people with years of experience. We brought plenty of grits – not quite the same sort of experience. The igloo itself was pretty cool though. During the day, from the inside, the light filtering through the blocks was a beautiful blue.

      • TexasPGRRider

        JUST DID badbad….

        • badbadlibs

          thank you!

          • TexasPGRRider

            My HONOR badbad….

            • badbadlibs

              All is well! Praise God! Thank you for your prayers!!

      • DCGere

        Prayers on the way!

        • badbadlibs

          Thank you!!

        • badbadlibs

          Thank you so much for your prayers! The rescue was successful this morning, they are back to safety and NO ill effects! Praise to God!

          • DCGere

            Wonderful news!

    • nosilasunny

      Totally agree! This is not the function of a church. If someone in the congregation is having a struggle with their child acting in violence then I would say that it would be appropriate for the pastor to step in and support and guide the family on an individual, private basis. This is just liberal control freaks trying to tell others what to do.

    • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

      “pastors would better serve their church, their family and their community by teaching the 10 Commandments, the teaching of salvation..” YES!!!

      • TexasPGRRider

        AMEN !!!!

    • TexasPGRRider

      AMEN !!!!

  • c4pfan

    We live in North Korea now?

    • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

      just about. give our dear leader a little more time to be just like their dear leader.

  • Susanna958
    • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

      THAT is priceless!! Talk about LOVING the irony of it!! LOL! Thanks Susanna, that made my night! :-D

    • badbadlibs

      Stupid is as stupid does!

    • OneThinDime

      SSSSSWWWWWWWWEEEEEEEEEEEEETTTTTTTTTTTTT!

    • TexasPGRRider

      That`s Hard Core Stuff Susanna…THANKS

    • 57thunderbird

      That was very interesting.Thanks for the link Susanna.

    • Conniption Fitz

      Love it – clicking on Obama’s propaganda site leads to NRA homepage!

      What’s more several heroic people bought up other possible OFA domain names to use for spreading Constitutional and conservative information.

      Triple cool!

  • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

    I can fully understand his wanting to keep violent movies, games and other social crud out of his house. I tried to do the same with mine. But toy guns? Mine still plays army with his friends and has been for a long time. Shielding them from bad influences in media is one thing, but toy guns is a bit of a stretch since boys have been playing cowboys and indians, cops and robbers and army for centuries. Before I bought my son’s first toy guns, sticks always made a pretty good rifle.

    • badbadlibs

      Why isn’t this pastor all over the backs of Hollywood? Is he going to “buy back” all those videos and movies and games the left in Hollywood make their gazillions on and then turn around and support obomo and the rest of the leftists?

    • nosilasunny

      I think it is wholesome for them to develop their sense of protecting themselves and others. Play teaches kids how to deal with the adult world. Taking this kind of play from them robs them of independence and coping skills. I agree the video games on the other hand are corrupting impressionable minds and are out of control.

      • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

        Very true. I agree. Whenever ours would be playing, we watch that things don’t get out of hand, but they do learn a sense of how to be responsible too.

        • nosilasunny

          Exactly! :)

          • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

            Hi sister! :-)

            • nosilasunny

              Hello! Good to be here tonight!

              • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

                :-)

  • OneThinDime

    Hey Scoop, girls play with toy guns too :):):):)

    • Patriot077

      Yup, I sure did. I didn’t have the “personal pleasure” of a real toy gun, but I had some right fancy sticks shaped like pistols.

      And the horse I rode in on was a long stick with a halter made of baling twine.

      We played cops & robbers and cowboys and Indians. And sometimes we just rode our horses all over creation for fun. None of us ever got clobbered or treated too harshly and all of us grew up to be responsible, law abiding adults.

  • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

    Sorry, kind of O/T but still works with this story. This kind of bull crap has GOT to stop! Boy ordered to remove his US MARINES Tee Shirt.. http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2013/02/middle-schooler-told-to-remove-his-us-marines-t-shirt-it-was-too-offensive/

    • nosilasunny

      But putting girls in burqas is okay. Aughhhh! I feel like Charlie Brown!

      • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

        I know! :-(

        • nosilasunny

          The Marines represent honor, respect, patriotism, and the finest our country has to offer. A burqa represents misogyny, repression, violence against women, and pure evil. This is truly disgusting!

          • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

            I know. It’s like a mirror image of what’s going on on the battlefields right now. Bow to the enemy, placate and respect the enemy, while degrading our military best. Now in schools, respect and imitate the enemy, disrespect our honorable patriots. Teaching Enemy/good, military and patriots/bad. It sucks. BIG. TIME.

    • TexasPGRRider

      This past Saturday marked the anniversary of the Flag raising on Iwo Jima. I Pray someone will take this “teacher” HEAD ON !!!!

      • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

        I know it. Was also the 22nd anniversary of the ground war beginning in Desert Storm. This just so burns me up. :-(

    • famouswolf

      These liberal/democrat scum are really pushing, aren’t they.

      • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

        Yes. I get angry by a lot of it, but when they so blatantly disrespect anything to do with our awesome military that just so pi$$es me off. :-(

        • famouswolf

          I commented elsewhere recently that they (o and pals) want to kill off as many of our guys as possible, on purpose. I’m convinced of it.

          Afghanistan is the best possible place in the world for something like that, a killing field to rid themselves of many of their most effective foes, especially with the so-called rules of engagement they are forcing our troops to endure. I honest to God never thought I’d see our servicemen (and now women) put in a Vietnam style crucible again. THIS IS WORSE. It goes so far beyond disrespect, it’s just incredibly evil.

          • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

            I agree and it scares the crap out of me because I do have a family member and some friends active and it scares me for them. This is evil, I agree. And it just makes me heart sick.

            • TexasPGRRider

              PLEASE , PLEASE Tell them Every chance you get that They are, and will continue to be in Our Prayers !!!!

              • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

                They know my dear Texas Brother. they do and they appreciate it. Thank you Texas. ((()))s

            • famouswolf

              It makes me heartsick too, ABC. There was a good kid name of Nathan I used to pass on the sidewalk going to work…he was going to high school, the other direction. Good kid, the best, honest, friendly and smart. He was also patriotic, and joined the Marines after 2/11. He caught a sniper’s slug in his back in Afghanistan. Not the only one I knew.

              F***ing pointless. And so many others. The SEALS. The advisors murdered by the raghead militia. An ambassador and on and on.

              This cannot go on, and it cannot go without payback. Big time. o and his buddies need to suffer, and then go to hell. Part of me HOPES they keep pushing. F ‘em all.

              • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

                (((()))s famouswolf. sometimes I just have no words left. I think I’ve used them up just now. All I can do is send hugs.

                • famouswolf

                  Thanks, ABC.

                • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

                  you’re welcome friend. I know.

          • TexasPGRRider

            PLUS the Stinkin` Meds being administered to our Troops for their “health” are now being Exposed for what they are…Psycotropic POISON !!!!

            • famouswolf

              Evil upon evil.

              They are going to have to kill me. If it comes down to it, I don’t want to live in the world they are making.

  • TexasPGRRider

    If it doesn`t go too well, will the good pastor push for confiscation ???

    • 57thunderbird

      Good question Texas.

  • 57thunderbird

    The feminization of America continues unabated.Operation emasculation.

  • James1754

    Reminds me of being told that violence solves nothing, by my mother, when I was growing up.
    After thirty years as a Deputy Sheriff, I can tell you that my mother was wrong.

  • 57thunderbird

    I raised four children to adulthood.They all are aware of how dangerous firearms are!They grew up around them.I was an avid hunter.I taught my children about the danger of firearms early on as any responsible gun owner should!I also taught them gun safety and how to use the weapons.None of them has ever used a firearm to commit a crime!What the h..l ever happened to personal responsibility?Stop the nanny state garbage already!Most of us do not need to be taken care of from cradle to grave!Leave us alone!

  • white531

    This is really cute. If this is not emasculating American children, I don’t know what is. This is exactly what I meant by, “The Feminization of America.”

  • white531

    Keep your guns, folks. Keep them close. The time is coming, when you will need them.

  • Sandra123456

    Libs would have hysterical fits if today’s children had realistic guns like I had as a kid.

    The Mattel Shootin’ Shell line of toy guns by Mattel: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tKFVsgQxVBk

    11 minutes of 60’s toy gun commercials: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ArIpPFjJGS0

    7 guns in one: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JCBvu9MX-po

    • TexasPGRRider

      I didn`t have the rifle, but I Was a Proud owner of a Fanner Fifty. Thanks 4 the Memories…gotta check out the 11 minute deal now….

      • Patriot077

        I didn’t have any of these, but I sure liked the assault weapon by Marx!

    • famouswolf

      Wow. That brings back memories. I had a sixgun that did that. (Shot plastic bullets).

      We really are losing our soul.

  • FreeManWalking

    Before he buys back the guns, He needs to get the Bibles out of the reach of his children, and his congregation. It is full of WAR and Killings cutting off heads with swords, even killing people with rocks and sling shots OH my…

    Not to mention all kinds of vile disputable stuff, like leprosy, adultery, gluttony, drinking, and even turning good ole water into wine.

    Me thinks the deacons need to take this guy out behind the church house and read to him Luke 22:36 then ask him if he knows why Jesus didn’t tell his disciples that if they didn’t have the money to buy a gun that they should sell their cloaks and buy one???

    Only because they didn’t have guns yet preacher.

  • johnfromjersey

    Growing up in the 50’s, right after WW2 all we kids ever did was play war. We heard the stories of our fathers and uncles who served. We (understood) that someday we too would join a branch of the military and protect America. Guns were anything. We actually had woods and hills to play in so we played hard. We parroted what we saw on the tube, the war movies, the cop and robber shows. It was, to us, as normal as walking. I’ve never committed a crime, although I did have to shoot someone a long time ago. There was no doubt to me that if I didn’t, I would’ve been the one who was taken away by the coroner. That was a either him vrs me, and I choose to live. If you libs think it’s easy to take a life, you would be wrong. I later found out that the guy I shot had already killed 4 people over his long criminal life. All of that notwithstanding, I can still, to this day, close my eyes and see his face when he saw me draw him down. I will never outlive that. Don’t get me wrong, I know that I did what I had to do, but that still doesn’t negate the fact that I took a life. Guns are not for show, they’re not for bragging rights, they are a tool to kill. I used that tool to save my life, but, sometimes I still wonder what would’ve happened if I didn’t.

    • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

      I thank God you’re alive and here.

    • famouswolf

      Ditto here. I remember comparing toy soldier sets.

      Growing up in East Tennessee, about twenty miles from Alvin Yorks’ home, you might say I grew up in a very American atmosphere. I also remember later graduating from pellet rifles and .22s, finally to deer rifles-I kind of skipped toy guns for the most part. The local hardware sold rifles and ammo- I remember being taught how to operate a Marlin .336 right there in the store, being impressed when they showed me a cartridge for it…and then my Dad got a .30-06 cartridge out for comparison purposes. I was impressed, since I was all of seven years old. Up the street a camera shop had a sideline of pistols, right there in a glass case next to the Kodaks. And so on. I spent many, many summer days just like Alvin York, happily prowling the woods with a .22. It seems there were not constant shootings and massacres back then. I wonder why?

      I really miss my America. I want it back.

      • TexasPGRRider

        Me Too famous, Me TOO !!! I think it was Gary Cooper who played York in one of my Favorite movies….

        • famouswolf

          Yes. ‘Sergeant Alvin York’. Required watching in junior high. Imagine that!

          ‘Gobble gobble gobble’. Boom, boom, boom. LOL

          The damn liberals probably burn all the copies they can find, but York was a great man and a great Christian.

          • TexasPGRRider

            I first saw that movie as a young child and a few more times thru the years. Lifelong positive impression of what constitutes a True American Patriot !!! The “Gobble gobble gobble” technique w/the Germans, and the old “Lick the thumb and clean your sights” routine….CLASSIC !!!!

        • nosilasunny

          That is also one of my favorites! I love when he brings in all the German soldiers. Also the turkey shoot! It has been too long since I have watched it….

      • johnfromjersey

        You’re a lucky man famous. Alvin York was, and still is a hero. Not a hero in the sense that today’s hero’s are measured. He was a humble man who found God and was truly disturbed by the thought of having to kill another human being. When God spoke to him on that ridge and comforted his mind, he knew what he had to do and did it. Sgt. York has always been one of my heros, the first time I saw that movie I was very young and was amazed at the impact it had one me. Luckily my dad explained the intent of the movie to me and it made me feel glad to be living in a country that produced such men.

  • MWorm

    Okay, I happen to disagree with the people who say that violent video games and whatnot are the cause of these shootings. Back in the 18th century and earlier young kids would be able to go hunt, and some were even eligible for joining the military. It’s not what is presented, but how it’s presented. If someone showed a video of the slaughtering in Cambodia and said it was good that it happened, then I bet young kids that see it might grow up and attempt a mass shooting. On the other hand, if you show something violent to kids and say why fighting is necessary under certain conditions to fight evil, then there shouldn’t be any problem. Immaturity doesn’t rest in any certain age, it can be present in adults as well as teens. If a parent never teaches their child right from wrong while the child is in their house, then the kid will be left to learn for themselves. Teach ‘em right and teach ‘em good, parents!

    • famouswolf

      You are absolutely spot on.

      The problem is not the violence per se, but how it is presented. Showing the effects of a gunshot in an authentic way versus trying to romanticize it produces very different results, I believe. It’s the difference between The Wild Bunch and John Woo movies.

    • johnfromjersey

      Reminds me of a song; “Teach your children well”.

  • Conservative_Hippie

    They’ll shoot their eyes out?

  • tinlizzieowner

    “Francis says parents would be able to trade their toy guns, swords, or other weapons in for a more “wholesome” toy.”

    Like what? A couple of ‘Ken Dolls’? ;-) ;-)

  • tinlizzieowner

    My generation shot each other with BB guns, fell out of tree houses, and swam in Polio infested canals. We could take our dad’s M-1 Garand to school for ‘show and tell’ and the teacher would know exactly what it was, because he probably carried one in WW2 as well. We stood and said the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning of class. We lived in houses full of ‘2nd hand smoke’ and watched ‘Victory at Sea’ on television, when we weren’t playing ‘Cops and Robbers’ outside.
    To hear the libs tell it, none of us should have survived. ;-) ;-)

    • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

      We all drove or rode in cars without seat belts, rode bikes with no helmets. We played dodge ball, kick ball, baseball with no batting helmets, and walked to school 2 plus miles in snow up to here without a school bus. You’re right. How in the world did we live to tell about it?

      • famouswolf

        These days the morons try to give the kids drugs for being kids.

        Hyperactive, short attention spans, screaming cause they don’t want this or that, or DO want this or that. There must be something wrong! They need to be given something to HELP them!

        *shakes head* Boy I would have been doped up to the gills.

        • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

          Oh crap, me too! I was very hyper when I was a kid. (believe me, I have settled down a lot since!) and over imaginative. People don’t want to deal with inquisitive and active kids so they drug them. It’s pitiful. My son drives me crazy because he’s just like me, but at least he’s got personality and not a drugged out zombie!!

          • tinlizzieowner

            Exactly. My 6 year old grand son is a little power house. He has to have his nose into everything. When his father and I are working on the cars, he has to be right in the middle of everything, saying “what can I do daddy, what can I do?”. This goes on until we put a wrench in his hands and point him at something. We could scream at him and send him into the house, so we can get something done but he’s going to learn a whole lot more about how mechanical things work in the garage, than he ever will sitting in front of a TV. If the school can’t keep his attention, it’s not his fault and the days of drugs are never going to happen for him. We’ll home school him first, just like you do your very intelligent and inquisitive son. He had access to more real American history in 4 hours at the museum, than he could get in 12 years in the present school system.
            And like Texas said above, the Victory at Sea series is available. They are way too ‘politically incorrect’ to be on TV these days, because they demonstrate what it takes to whip totalitarianism, something this country hasn’t had the will to do since Korea. I’m positive you son would find them very interesting.

            • nosilasunny

              My uncle has taught his grandson how to work in his auto shop. He can take the lugnuts off a tire and all kinds of other stuff and he is 5. My nephew’s favorite birthday present was different size boards to build with in the backyard. By his reaction, you would have thought he was given gold. People need to let boys be boys and stop treating them like they will break if they fall.

              • tinlizzieowner

                Exactly. A boy raised with at least the basic mechanical skills, will always be able to find a job. I had 3 daughters, my girls can change a flat tire if they absolutely have to and can’t talk some man into getting all dirty, doing it for them.
                ;-)

            • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

              We’ve got the Victory at Sea DVDs and they are excellent! And yes he has watched them! :-)
              I have a hard time (always have) to get him to settle down to do his school work, but I thank God there are other ways of learning. I was the same way. So are so many kids.

              • tinlizzieowner

                My 2 oldest grandsons (19 & 18), are high school graduates. It was a real struggle to get them to go to school and finally graduate. School bored them to tears and often, the baloney they were being taught at school conflicted with what they were being taught at home. The same situation your son was in, before you dispensed with the school baloney and started home schooling him.

                • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

                  I’m glad they graduated :-) I know the core subjects bore mine too- but he’s still got to learn them. I’m just glad we can supplement them or find other creative ways on those ‘specially hard days!!
                  I often have to remind myself (when I get frustrated with him) that while I loved learning- I did always want to be elsewhere ;-) Done most of my learning since graduating. He may be one of those types too.

                • tinlizzieowner

                  The 18 year old is still up in Indiana with his parents and working in a Burger King.
                  The 19 year old is down here living with my oldest daughter. He’s beginning to get the picture that down here with us, he has 2 options. Get a flunkie job like his younger brother did, or join the military. ;-) He has extensive computer skills and could easily ‘fly a Drone’ for a living.

    • TexasPGRRider

      I`m Blessed to be counted as a baby boomer. And after we put up our bb guns, on those summer nights, the neighborhood kids got together to go “Knock on Doors and Run” !!!!

    • TexasPGRRider

      Forgot to ad that you can watch “Victory at Sea” episodes on Youtube tin….

      • tinlizzieowner

        I’ve got the full series on disc at the Museum. As well as ‘The World at War’ series by the BBC. ;-)

        • nosilasunny

          Where is your museum? It sounds like a place I would like to visit one day. I need to add it to my list. :)

          • tinlizzieowner

            Click on this link.
            http://www.freedomisntfree.org
            We are a very small museum. Created by Vets, almost totally run by Vets, for Vets. We’re not a ‘War’ Museum so to speak but more of a place that documents the service of those who served in wars from the beginning of America, right up to what is going on in the Middle East right now. We have artifacts the big museums only wish they had.

            • nosilasunny

              Thanks! I was born in Bradenton. We try to get down there at least once a year to see family. Next time we visit, this will definitely be on my to do list.

              • tinlizzieowner

                It would be worth your time. We have some ‘politically incorrect’ artifacts that you will never see in the history books. ;-) ;-)
                We not only have American military artifacts but British, French, German, Japanese, Russian and Middle East artifacts, as well. Our displays are in a constant state of rotation because we have something like 50,000 artifacts, some in storage, and not enough room to display them all at once.

                • nosilasunny

                  That is impressive! I am looking forward to visiting! :-)

              • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

                Cool! I’ve been to the museum sunny! It’s awesome! You’d definitely love it (and tinlizzieowner!) :-D Planning on going again hopefully in a couple of months!

                • tinlizzieowner

                  By then, there will be new things for you to look at, there already are. ;-)

                • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

                  I bet there is. I can’t wait. (hurry up spring! so the snowbirds can go north lol!)

                • tinlizzieowner

                  Me too. Trying to drive ‘Ol Lizzie’ around in gawker Snow Bird traffic, is risky.

                • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

                  lol. I can imagine!

  • TLaMana

    Are they going to chop off the kids hands so they can’t make finger guns too?

  • Sober_Thinking

    It’s sad that this Pastor has bought into the lies. What a rube.

    The liberal disease continues to smear across America.

  • Sober_Thinking

    I doubt God wants His church wasting His money in this manner. Win souls not liberal approval.

    God commands us to be good stewards with what He has given us. This is foolish.

  • Conniption Fitz

    There were praises of Obama’s gun control efforts on Commonweal, a conservative Catholic blog today.

    Pacifism and non-violence are one thing, but defense of your family when gangstas are being incited to racist hate by the likes of Louis Farrakhan and Al Sharpton are a whole different matter.

    Some of these people do not believe in the death penalty, despite the clear direction in Scripture.

    This story will curl your hair.

    • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

      Not a pleasant read first thing in the morning, but nothing much is these days. What I find fascinating is that so many who are against the death penalty are pro abortion. sigh.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/S3V2BVIDXBB7HOKPRQRZCBZH74 TIMERUNNER

    Kids playing with toy guns when playing cowboys and indians, or Army, or Duck Hunt , isn’t the problem. People with real guns who use them to commit real crimes are the problem. Teaching kids guns are bad is wrong and for all the wrong reasons. It’s the same as saying the SUV is bad not the drunk driver that kill another driver in the car accident.

    Pastors good intentions are misguided. Not wishing to be direspsectful to any man of GOD, but he should be going to the prisons and teaching the prisoners that there is evil in this world and that’s what caused them to commit a gun crime, and that they need Jesus Christ. Pastor could be visiting his flock at their homes and speaking with the parents about gun safty, not tring to disarm a godly family that may need a gun to protect their lives.
    Removing guns or talking down gun ownership is everybit a crime as those who use a firearm in a crime. Consider that if a family went to a meeting and was told they should join a gun buy back program for all the liberal reasons, so they sale their guns, now being disarmed a burglar breaks into their home killing a family member, shouldn’t the family of the victom have a good cause to sue whatever group it was that convinced them to give up their weapons, since had they kept their loaded weapon it could have saved their family members life?
    Buy back programs are great for law abiding citizens, but it’s Wrong Headed Thinking, it’s stinking thinking, because it leaves American citizens at the mercy of a gun wheeling criminal or group of dangerous criminals, and that is the real crime.
    It’s my hope if and when this happens to a family they will file the law suit to try and put a end to these liberal cowardly position of A Gun Buyback program. It’s evil in it’s reason.

    A- Charles Mason: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y7G_Z_D_cNE

    B- Flash Mobs: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r0csUi_QEk4

    C- Hate Crimes on The Raise: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cd2IbuN5ym0

    D- Muslim terrorist, No link, because I’m sure we know who they are.

    Still want to give up your Guns?
    Someone needs to bring this to the Pastors attention who is obviously living in a comfortable bubble.

    Joel 3:10; Beat Your plowshare into Swords and your pruninghooks into Spears.
    or
    Mathew 24:43; Jesus said,”But know this, that if the master of the house had known what hour the thief would come, he would have watched and not allowed his house to be broken into. (NOTE) Sounds like protecting life and property, was a good thing to Jesus Christ. Jesus didn’t mention anything about turning the orther cheek, while they rob, steal, and kill.

    When needed, A gun in your hand is better than a gun in the proverbial lockbox.

    sorry for any typos

    • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

      Well said TIMERUNNER…. except the Duck hunt part.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/S3V2BVIDXBB7HOKPRQRZCBZH74 TIMERUNNER

        Ok thanks and now I withdraw the referenced DucK Hunt part of my comment ((:

        • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

          lol I’m just messing with you. But I have to admit, I’m seeing a lot more references to duck hunting lately…. dang duck hunters lol.

          • http://profile.yahoo.com/S3V2BVIDXBB7HOKPRQRZCBZH74 TIMERUNNER

            I know, alls cool. and by the way, a couple of weeks ago I was skimming throught the posted comments, seems like a couple weeks ago ?, you were wondering what happened to toongoon. I haven’t look around for any postings by him but it just crossed my mind so I thought I’d ask. Not meaning to intrude. But I haven’t noticed any new comments, but I miss a lot, times to much.

            • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

              I think he was taking a break. He’s been on a little lately. Catching a glimpse of him every now and then :-)

              • http://profile.yahoo.com/S3V2BVIDXBB7HOKPRQRZCBZH74 TIMERUNNER

                That’s good news, patriots such as you and TG are hard to score , so it’s good to hear the good news. Remember my friends, we’re all still in this fight for American freedom and liberty.

                • http://no-apologies-round2.blogspot.com/ AmericanborninCanada

                  You’re sweet TIMERUNNER. Yes, we are in for the fight of our lives here. We need to stick together- and I am so glad Scoop has a perfect “family room” to encourage each other!! :-)

  • RestlessLegs

    Are slingshots included in his ban? He’d better not do any preaching on nasty old David and that weapon of destruction he used on Goliath.

  • sue-marie

    Our country began with pioneering and that entailed, hunting, defending against predators, human or animal and it still exists today. To not teach your child defense and hunting skills goes against our very own humanistic survival skills. Does America think we are immune from the forces out there that could throw us right back into the stone age? Teaching a child correctly about weapons is the ONLY answer. We teach them respect, usage, timing, and patience when introduced to guns. Taking away the “toy” does nothing….it is educating the parent so they can pass this down to their children. Try to take away my son’s toys…and you will meet the same resistant when you come back and try to take away my “toy”!

  • mikeinidaho

    Really? Toy guns? What a joke. We now have a nation of limp-wristed wimps for males.
    The good news is, when all this is over and the Second American Revolution begins, the puzzys in the East and far-West will be totally unarmed and armed real men and women patriots shouldn’t have as much trouble restoring the Republic.

  • Raina007

    This is absurd. The technology is getting advanced. In today’s market, toy guns are playing a major role. Be it any sports event, cultural event or anything else. Yes these toy guns should be handled with care but they are harmless. These toy guns are replicas of actual Airsoft guns