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Tone down the paranoia

Reading today's "Skiff View," I was a little surprised at the reasoning behind your dislike of Nerf guns. While I agree that children should not be allowed to bring Nerf guns to school, I also know that elementary school children don't live on campus, but at home, where their toys belong. It does not take a senior engineering student to recognize that a yellow pistol with a pullback plunger is not a lockdown threat. Someone who sees a Nerf fight between two students and mistakes it for a real threat needs to relax a little more because they are obviously very high-strung.

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