Alaska Middle School Teaches Gun Safety

Last month, sixth graders at one of Juneau’s two middle schools completed an outdoor education course that included instruction in … Continued

Last month, sixth graders at one of Juneau’s two middle schools completed an outdoor education course that included instruction in safe handling of guns and firing rounds from .22-caliber rifles. According to principal Tom Milliron, it’s better they learn how to handle a firearm safely than to hurt themselves through ignorance.

How do you suppose this program would go over in the lower 48? Here’s the story.