Florida Gov. Signs ‘Pop-Tart’ Gun Bill Into Law, Prohibits Discipline for Playing with Pretend Guns

Florida Gov. Signs ‘Pop-Tart’ Gun Bill Into Law, Prohibits Discipline for Playing with Pretend Guns

Common sense wins in Florida for a change:

Not a real gun.

Not a real gun.

Lawmakers approved the so-called “Pop-Tart” bill after an 8-year-old Maryland boy earned a suspension for biting a Pop-Tart into the shape of a gun last year.

The boy later received a lifetime membership to the National Rifle Association, which supported the legislation.

State Sen. Greg Evers (R), who sponsored the legislation, said it would prevent situations “where you chew a Pop-Tart into the shape of a gun and you are expelled” from school, according to the Herald.

Asked if any similar incidents had occurred in Florida, Evers cited a student who was expelled in his district.

Zero tolerance policies do nothing but give bureaucrats an excuse to put their brains in neutral and blame the rules for their refusal exercise discretion.

This is good legislation, but sad that we need it.

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Duane Lester

Duane Lester is co-founder of All American Blogger, and the primary writer. Following graduation, Duane entered the United States Navy as a journalist. He spent five years touring the world, reporting on local news and sports. Following his enlistment, Duane spent almost 10 years working with adjudicated youth in residential treatment environments. Duane discovered politics after September 11. He credits Erich "Mancow" Muller for opening his eyes to his conservative beliefs. Since then, Duane has devoured books and literature on politics, reading everything he can from Adam Smith to Larry Elder to Thomas Sowell. He refers to his style of politics as "conserva-tarian", a mixture of conservative and libertarian beliefs.

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