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Happy Father’s Day: President Obama and his daughter play with toy guns

Robby Soave
The Daily Caller

Wishing Americans a happy Father’s Day, the White House tweeted a picture of President Obama and one of his daughters playing with toy water pistols.

The Tweet comes at a time when several schools around the country—fearful that such toys make kids more prone to violent behavior—have launched trade-in programs that encourage children to exchange their harmless toy guns for chances to win prizes, like books and bicycles…

…Children who bring toy guns to school have met with severe punishments as of late…

The complete article is at The Daily Caller.

The original full size photo is here.

@whitehouse  The White House 15 Jun Hope all the dads out there have a great Father's Day weekend:   #QualityTime

The White House 15 Jun
Hope all the dads out there have a great Father’s Day weekend: #QualityTime



Related: Mock like the wind! Laura Ingraham, others slam gun-toting Obama Father’s Day pic


Update:  More at Instapundit: Gun play: ‘Zero tolerance’ toward schoolkids could backfire, says expert.

… “Out-of-touch policies such as these, which criminalize behaviors which have always been common among young kids, are contributing to the growing proportion of American kids, especially boys, who regard school as a stupid waste of time and who can’t wait to get out of school so that they can get back to playing their video games,” Sax said…



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