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Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentPolitics · 5 years ago

How come kids in Texas get to shoot guns before we do?

I went to Ennis TX, a small town down there and all the people my around my age (14-17) said they learned how to shoot a gun when they where in 5th grade or when they turned 12 and such. I figured they do it for hunting but any other reason?

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  • 5 years ago
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    Cause they got people that need shooting

    HOUSTON --

    A Fort Bend County teenager fought back Friday after two strangers broke into his home. One suspect is now dead and a second is on the run.

    http://abc13.com/archive/9274876/

    An overnight home invasion robbery attempt in northeast Harris County ended in a hail of gunfire that left two suspects dead. Investigators said a 17-year-old was home with his cousin when four armed men kicked in the door and started shooting. The teen pulled out a shotgun of his own and fired back at the suspects, killing two of them.

    http://web.archive.org/web/20070504040741/http://w...

    Houston, TX — The teenaged son of a Harris County Precinct 1 deputy shot a home intruder Tuesday afternoon with his father’s AR-15 rifle, according to deputies.

    The 15-year-old boy was home with his 12-year-old sister when a pair of burglars tried to come into the home through the front and back doors. When that failed, the intruders broke a back window. The teenager allegedly grabbed his father’s assault rifle and defended himself and his sister.

    http://www.inquisitr.com/477139/gun-control-15-yea...

  • ?
    Lv 6
    5 years ago

    They get to shoot early because many of their parents don't want the to fear and act irresponsibly with guns, so at a young age they are taught to be comfortable and respect guns.

  • Anonymous
    5 years ago

    rural and culture.

    bullets go over a mile

    in cities there is a house next door.

    the NRA once was a shooting safety organization that encouraged school students to have shooting clubs and learn gun safety, Now it is a political group of fanatics working for the gun industry for profit.

    gun owner, member o f NRA long ago, held a now lapsed "carry permit" adult.

  • y
    Lv 7
    5 years ago

    It's a cultural thing, anyone from the coast or the north wouldn't understand, just like the rest of the country, can't possible understand the culture in Detroit, or the poorer sections of Chicago. We are continually told that it is a culture thing, that we can't understand, therefore have no say in the discussion.

  • Anonymous
    5 years ago

    Apparently you've never been to Baltimore, Chicago, Ferguson or LA.

  • ?
    Lv 7
    5 years ago

    It is always wise to be able to defend yourself by any means. We are in a thug society with a thug government and self defense is the natural right of all humans against aggressors...

  • ?
    Lv 7
    5 years ago

    Nobody "gets" to, like it's a legal issue or anything. They're simply around guns more.

  • ?
    Lv 7
    5 years ago

    My old man bought me my first rifle when I was in the third grade.

    He would keep the bolt action locked up somewhere, but I got to keep the rest of it on the wall of my bedroom.

  • Anonymous
    5 years ago

    Say no to guns, folks!

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