Posted February 25, 2016 12:00 pm by Comments

By Dan Zimmerman


“Most people in Iowa don’t even know it’s on the books.” Nathan Gibson reckons that Iowa’s prohibition against kids under 14 touching handguns flies under most gun owners’ radar. Hence the bill currently wending its way through the state House that would allow them to plink while under adult supervision. And as day follows night, the perpetually aggrieved and outraged are, well, outraged at the prospect of Gramps teaching little Timmy how to hit a Coke can at five paces with a Mark III . . .

“What this bill does, the bill before us, allows for 1-year-olds, 2-year-olds, 3-year-olds, 4-year-olds to operate handguns,” state Rep. Kirsten Running-Marquardt (D) said earlier this week, according to CBS-affiliate KCCI.

“We do not need a militia of toddlers.”

Can’t you just picture the formations of toddlers in their Realtree onesies and Pull-Ups goose-stepping around Iowa’s corn fields packing Desert Eagles (micros, of course)?

State Rep. Jake Highfill (R) said the new bill, which passed 62-36, “brings the code in line with long guns and shotguns” by allowing children to also use handguns under direct supervision from a parent or legal guardian.

Highfill figures …Read the Rest

Source:: Truth About Guns

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