44 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?

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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Tony from Devonport

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