While I clearly see where both sides are coming from, my mind has not changed. ARGUMENT #1: Toy guns are part of being a
There's a stark difference between raising white American children and black American children.
The recent bill passed by the House of Representatives that bans toy guns--but not daddy guns--within 150 feet of a school is just the latest government intrusion on our freedoms, but this time it's personal.
Black children are not afforded the privilege of engaging in normal child-like behavior because black bodies are characterized with unwarranted threat.
Oklahoma Lawmaker Proposes 'Common Sense' Rules For Toy Guns
Many Americans heed the CPSC and its recalls of dangerous products to help keep their families safe. But thanks in large part to the work of the gun lobby, guns are specifically not under the CPSC's jurisdiction and are the only consumer product not regulated for safety.
Joseph is one of several elementary students who have been disciplined for playing with pretend or imaginary guns at school
“I find it a bit ironic that these toys are selling so well and no parents seem to be having issues with them,” said Johnson
Growing up in the '70s, as soon as the last plate was cleaned and put away from Thanksgiving dinner, it was Christmas time. It's true that I loved all the activities and traditions, but I can't deny that my main focus was on toys.
It's one thing to refrain from gender-stereotyped gift-giving as a parent, but another to raise girls who cherish toy machine guns and boys who cradle baby dolls like the girls and boys Photoshopped -- yes, Photoshopped -- into the Swedish catalog.