Florida NRA pushes simulated weapons disciplining bill

Friday, February 14, 2014

The Florida affiliate of the National Rifle Association has a new priority: the right to bear Pop-Tarts. The group is supporting a proposal that would prevent children from being disciplined for playing with simulated weapons in school.

That includes "brandishing a partially consumed pastry or other food," according to the bill.

The language refers to a Maryland boy who was suspended for chewing his Pop-Tart into the shape of a gun. He was later given lifetime membership to the National Rifle Association.

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