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Sat Oct 9, 2021, 08:58 AM Oct 2021

Did you have access to guns when you were in high school? [View all]

i.e., if you were angry about something could you have gone to school with a gun?

56 votes, 0 passes | Time left: Unlimited
Guns at home, and YES I had access
38 (68%)
We had guns at home, but I had NO access
1 (2%)
NO there were no guns at home
16 (29%)
1 (2%)
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I had access to guns at all times EYESORE 9001 Oct 2021 #1
My dad had a hunting rifle and a hand gun MissMillie Oct 2021 #2
In my rural community forthemiddle Oct 2021 #3
I'm trying to figure out what is different now. milestogo Oct 2021 #9
I'm not blaming video games forthemiddle Oct 2021 #15
School shootings happened in the 80s LeftInTX Oct 2021 #23
History of School Shootings in the United States Klaralven Oct 2021 #41
My Grandpa who lived with us locked his guns up except for an old musket which I doubt could Demsrule86 Oct 2021 #4
My dad was a cop, so yeah, there were guns in the house. BlueTsunami2018 Oct 2021 #5
Oh, yes...plenty of guns Glorfindel Oct 2021 #6
Rifles and shotguns. I played sports all the time or probably would have been one of the brewens Oct 2021 #7
no one in our family even held or touched one, never mind owned one. NewHendoLib Oct 2021 #8
Guns are not filthy. LakeArenal Oct 2021 #49
You going to tell me how I feel about my guns? NewHendoLib Oct 2021 #51
You telling me that all guns are filthy? LakeArenal Oct 2021 #52
fixed. I loathe guns. Period. NewHendoLib Oct 2021 #57
Now that's an opinion I can understand LakeArenal Oct 2021 #58
My dad was a cop Deuxcents Oct 2021 #10
The world history teacher was a Korean War vet and an officer in the Guard Klaralven Oct 2021 #11
A good friend and I would go duck hunting very early before school, junior high randr Oct 2021 #12
1 shotgun, not loaded nor locked. i never saw it loaded or displayed. Tetrachloride Oct 2021 #13
My senior year, I was on the rifle team. DFW Oct 2021 #14
At my private school on Oahu, ROTC was mandatory for seniors. panader0 Oct 2021 #62
My Dad had shotguns on the farm. redstatebluegirl Oct 2021 #16
Guns available but for the most part, they weren't of much interest to me zeusdogmom Oct 2021 #17
Yes Crepuscular Oct 2021 #18
This message was self-deleted by its author sl8 Oct 2021 #19
I've seen them here forever. What difference does it make? Demsrule86 Oct 2021 #34
This message was self-deleted by its author sl8 Oct 2021 #35
They are...depending. LiberatedUSA Oct 2021 #39
No but as the rule eventually said sarisataka Oct 2021 #63
My brother and I each had a bolt action Marlin .22 and my Dad had a .38 revolver. Taking any firearm dameatball Oct 2021 #20
Got my first shotgun at 14 and had NRA gun safety classes in Jr HS ... marble falls Oct 2021 #21
"NRA gun safety classes" Hugin Oct 2021 #40
I had a lot of priorities in HS -school paper, MOB (mobilization against the war), NFL ( National .. marble falls Oct 2021 #42
I agree that classes should be offered. Hugin Oct 2021 #45
As a child, I couldn't even have TOY guns. 70sEraVet Oct 2021 #22
I'm still not mature enough for guns Johnny2X2X Oct 2021 #24
No guns in our home LeftInTX Oct 2021 #25
Growing up in the West, of course we had guns Taraman Oct 2021 #26
What's the West got to do with it? hunter Oct 2021 #46
We lived on a farm & had a shotgun & a rifle in the back porch closet. CrispyQ Oct 2021 #27
Nope. Not a chance Danmel Oct 2021 #28
My dad had rifles and shotguns, my mom carried a .38 Special in her purse and I had a .410. rickyhall Oct 2021 #29
No guns in our home, but plenty of access to guns through my friends. Midnight Writer Oct 2021 #30
Yes, no stigmatization of firearms in our home growing up Devil Child Oct 2021 #31
I fired a real handgun (with blanks) on stage during my high school's performance of Oklahoma back Dial H For Hero Oct 2021 #32
Never in high school 48656c6c6f20 Oct 2021 #33
My dad had guns for hunting - a rifle and a couple of shotguns. They weren't locked up, Ocelot II Oct 2021 #36
I had my own gun cabinet in my bedroom madville Oct 2021 #37
Plenty of guns, plenty of teen-age anger. Paladin Oct 2021 #38
Single parent home just mom and I, no guns except BB gun. Hotler Oct 2021 #43
Your mamma really loved you. Hugin Oct 2021 #48
No. Not any hunters and no guns for self defense. BeckyDem Oct 2021 #44
No! No guns sanatanadharma Oct 2021 #47
Just a 20-gauge shotgun I used for hunting Shrek Oct 2021 #50
Just water pistols nt Wicked Blue Oct 2021 #53
My school had a shooting team. Nt hack89 Oct 2021 #54
Did anyone that got punched out go get one of those guns? LiberatedUSA Oct 2021 #60
In my high school, everyone was issued multigraincracker Oct 2021 #55
I took a defused hand grenade to school in the 3rd grade. JohnnyRingo Oct 2021 #56
No guns, just some nunchucks and shuriken's, and perhaps some hand claws Polybius Oct 2021 #59
When I was a kid my dad still had his Army-Air Force issued 1911 .45 caliber pistol. panader0 Oct 2021 #61
Personally, I've never laid eyes on one. N/T Tink41 Oct 2021 #64
High school. hamsterjill Oct 2021 #65
One gun was in the little cubby of my parent's headboard, shotgun Maru Kitteh Oct 2021 #66
I had my own rifle. It was kept in a gun safe along with my Dad's rifle ... 11 Bravo Oct 2021 #67
No guns. Only had a short staff. sakabatou Oct 2021 #68
We had hunter education Sgent Oct 2021 #69
I grew in a then rural part of Texas LetMyPeopleVote Aug 2022 #70
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