43 days ago

Poll: What do you think of a school calling police on a boy who shot a toy gun?

Denise Piper Reporter from North Shore Times

A Northland school called police after a boy shot a toy plastic gun on the playground. The boy's mother says the treatment was over the top but the ministry says it was correct. What do you think?

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What do you think of a school calling police on a boy who shot a toy gun?
  • 27.3% It's unfair; it was just a toy
    27.3% Complete
  • 41.3% It's reasonable; even toy guns should not be tolerated
    41.3% Complete
  • 30.1% The school should have explained its gun policy before doing this
    30.1% Complete
  • 1.4% Other (please explain in comments below)
    1.4% Complete
143 votes
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