Posted February 20, 2016 1:40 am by Comments

By Gregory Smith

The New York Times is outraged, in an article called Marketing Guns to Children, Anna North exposes Cricket and “Little Jake and the Three Bears” (a pro-gun/pro-hunting children’s book)

The [Violence Policy Center] report, called “Start Them Young” and issued on Thursday by the Violence Policy Center, lists a variety of firearms meant at least partly for children. It mentions the Crickett rifle, a gun made for children by the company Keystone Sporting Arms. Keystone’s website and some of its merchandise bear the image of “Davey Crickett,” a gun-wielding cartoon insect. The company sells Davey Crickett hats, dog tags and pins, as well as a Davey Crickett Beanie Baby, listed as “not for children under three years of age.”

Keystone’s website also sells books featuring “Little Jake,” a boy who uses his gun to bring down a bear and save an African village from a marauding elephant. The publisher of the books says Little Jake is actually older than he looks: “Little Jake is a fictional character in his late teens. While small in stature so that young children may relate to him, Little Jake is old enough …Read the Rest

Source:: Selling the Second Amendment

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