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A 5 year old was suspended after making what the school called a terrorist threat. After suggesting her and a class mate have a bubble shoot out.

Do you find this rediculous? Are kids not allowed to play anymore? Ninja fights, gladiator battles with swords and so on?

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Asked by skinnyslokita at 8:11 PM on Jan. 20, 2013 in Politics & Current Events

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  • They actually called it a terrorist threat? WTF?! Yeah, some schools are going way to far.

    Answer by kmath at 8:12 PM on Jan. 20, 2013

  • People are taking this gun thing a little to far. IMO. they should have just had a talk with the kid about inappropriate things.


    Answer by louise2 at 8:14 PM on Jan. 20, 2013

  • Over sensitizing is just as bad as desensitizing IMHO.

    Answer by tessiedawg at 8:15 PM on Jan. 20, 2013

  • Zero tolerance policy. Leaving common sense at the door of our schools. Everyone is just gunshy, no pun intended, right now with Sandy Hook Elementary being so recent.

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 8:26 PM on Jan. 20, 2013

  • Yeah, I saw that it seems like a bit much.

    Answer by booklover545 at 8:29 PM on Jan. 20, 2013


    Yeah man, gotta watchh those killer bubbles (insert massive eye roll)


    Answer by Rosehawk at 8:43 PM on Jan. 20, 2013

  • Our schools finally suspended "zero tolerance" rules after a child (1st grade) was suspended after she hugged her best friend. Zero Tolerance rules have no business in schools. These girls said 'shoot' that falls under the zero tolerance/no actual common sense from the district board rules as a violation.

    Answer by OenophiliaMama at 9:01 PM on Jan. 20, 2013

  • O M G.... Way too much. That's very sad Oenophilia.....

    Answer by m-avi at 9:44 PM on Jan. 20, 2013

  • I read about that yesterday. It would be funny if it wasn't so damned ridiculous. She was going to shoot her friend with a pink bubble gun... that's very, very terrorist-like isn't it? SMH

    Answer by anime_mom619 at 10:27 PM on Jan. 20, 2013

  • Ridiculous and waste of time.

    Answer by virginiamama71 at 10:56 PM on Jan. 20, 2013

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