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When It Comes To Toy Guns, Little Black Boys Don't Have The Luxury of Play
There's a stark difference between raising white American children and black American children.
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New York Cracks Down On Illegal Toy Guns
Alexander C. Kaufman
Walmart, Amazon and Sears agreed to a settlement.
Why Afghanistan Is Banning Toy Guns
A bold move in a country awash with weapons.
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Police Killed Tamir Rice At a Playground: Do Safe Spaces for Black Children Exist?
Janessa E. Robinson
Writer, Activitst, & Digital Communications Professional
Black children are not afforded the privilege of engaging in normal child-like behavior because black bodies are characterized with unwarranted threat.
Why I'd Never Give My Son a Toy Gun
Giving a child a gun as a toy doesn't demystify the object, as some claim. It actually normalizes it, to the extent that they possibly will not recognize the immensity of the difference between a play-gun and a real-gun.
A Plea From Tennessee: Toy Gun Rights Stripped of Law-Abiding Six-Year-Olds
Political Communications Consultant and Writer
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.
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