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Tell your kids they bettr not cheat at school

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by bushmaster1313, Mar 11, 2010.

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  1. bushmaster1313

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    Can someone please explain to me why would the US Dept of Ed would need short barrel shotguns? How about shotguns in general??? Why?
     
  3. Scrapperz

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    Maybe Dept. of Ed is going to start teaching kids about firearms.......Hmmmm. I think they should tell the tax payers what their intentions are, if they haven't already.
     
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    Perhaps the Department of Education is in charge of .MIL and .GOV training?
     
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    Better yet... I asked the person in charge of Solicitation Number: EDOOIG-10-000004
     
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    A good idea in principle. Maybe they asked a tenured WWI vet who fought in the trenches for advice on guns.:rolleyes:
     
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    This came up on another board. Someone email the DOE and got an answer back (imagine that!) stating the DOE has a Law Enforcement function and the shotguns are to replace worn out existing ones.

    Begs the question, Why does Department of Education need a Law Enforcement function armed with shotguns?
     
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    Most large school districts have their own police forces. I'm sure the Dept of Education does also.

    Reading the bold part tells me that they already have shotguns in inventory and protocols on them. They are just updating what they already have. No sinister intentions.

    Most government agencies have their own police force.
     
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    Why is it the Feds (of any variety) feel the need to arm themselves and become law enforcement. Now the Dep of Education is law enforcement, how many branches of Federal law enforcement are there? Seriously how many are there?
     
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    New twist on the "No Child Left Behind" program?
     
  12. mcdonl

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    From the horses mouth:

     
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    Why so few? Not enough to put one in each of the states even if you do not count the extra seven

    How did they get worn out, what were they doing with them?

    Why short barreled?
     
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    Training I hope.

    Better for tactical and CQ usage?
     
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    Wow. Can I have one? :)
     
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    I can see that this is absolutely necessary, given that them six-year olds have been going 'round making fists with a finger extended and yelling, BANG!! What with this level of pro-tec-tion those concerned teachers will feel much more safe... :D
     
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    This is FANTASTIC for us.

    Here we have a non military group using NFA firearms.

    Can you say "in common use"?
     
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    College loan fraud is a multi million, if not billion dollar criminal activity. If you think these crimes take place with no threat or danger of violence your nuts.

    Credit Card Scams, loan fraud, mail order fraud... all committed by criminals and some of them have various branches of the govt responsible for policing these crimes. Makes sense to me.
     
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    Seems like a perfect example of how we have far too many federal "law enforcement agencies" that carry guns.

    I could get the IRS buying these shotguns, but the Dept of Education - insane.
     
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    I don't believe our Founding Fathers ever intended for the proliferation of armed Federal Agencies to occur. The original guidlines governing the exercise of Law Enforcement Authority by executive agencies was signed by John Ashcroft from the Bush Administration. Apparently not all of Bush's "failed policies" have been rejected by the current administration.
     
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    While I do understand the potential "need" for weapons while performing their law enforcement functions wouldn't it be more cost effective to use the FBI or local law enforcement if conducting raids?

    I am very interested in the choice of a 14' barrel. Are Federal agencies exempt from the $200 tax stamp?
     
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    Of course they are. Because government agents are more trustworthy than private citizens.
     
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    Another example of government out of control. This just makes no sense and this particular branch of the DOE should be abolished. Let's start a petition or something.
     
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    I don't see why this is bad. I highly doubt that the DOE is made up of untrained idiots ready to point guns at kids. They're just getting them for a reason... and if that reason was unreasonable then I suppose they wouldn't be getting those shotguns.

    Still, This is pretty interesting.
     
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