Skip to comments.Boy Scouts Put an End to Dangerous Water Gun Fights
Posted on 05/20/2015 10:35:28 AM PDT by Enlightened1
Boy Scouts Put an End to Dangerous Water Gun Fights
No squirt guns for the Boy Scouts of America. Water guns are apparently such a problem that the youth organization posted a blog post titled "Water guns OK for target shooting, not for firing at other Scouts."
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To be replaced by nail-polishing sessions.
We aren’t supposed to say “squirt” guns anymore either, since it’s a bad word to use for these young people who can’t help being small, they were born that way...
Actually I’m surprised we get to keep target shooting.
Apparently, there are also now strict rules for scouts on the size/capacity of water balloons (which must be of the biodegradable variety, btw) , and eye protection must be worn at all times when target squirting.
What a steaming pantload. I can see having a rule about squirting random people who aren’t part of your squirt gun fight. That’s rude behavior (and you shouldn’t need a rule to know that, actually). But telling kids you can’t have a squirt gun fight with your friends? Come *on*. That was one of the best parts of summer growing up.
I suppose catching fireflies (”lightning bugs” we used to call them) is out of the question now, too...
Where have you been? Letting your kids be outdoors unsupervised is child neglect now.
So then are paintball and Laser Tag out, too?
“Congratulations! You’ve now achieved the rank of ‘Pussy Willow.’”—Ned Flanders
But if one shows up in a dress, they will have nothing to say about that.
Macro-weenie behavior. I am micro-angry.
Notice the correlation between the decline of the Methodist Church and the BSA, all part of the grand plan. The church used to sponsor a majority of packs/troops down here.
I followed his footsteps and too was a scoutmaster raising several Eagle Scouts and also converting the troops in three countries to Backpacking troops capable of survival skills.
Today's Scouts seem more geared to Church Groups and city organizations with little to do with the great outdoors.
Bummer on squirt guns as target shooting is, what?
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Consequences: One less mentally equipped adult for our armed forces and law enforcement.
Contact them and complain? Bitching is fine but let’s do something about it. Freep em!
The National Boy Scouts of America Foundation
1325 W. Walnut Hill Lane
Irving, Texas 75015-2079
I think the Boy Scouts is a dangerous organization to young boys and should be outlawed, far more dangerous than a squirt gun.
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