A new law will require Virginia’s education department to come up with a gun-safety program for public elementary schools that incorporates guidelines from the National Rifle Association.
The law allows local school divisions to offer gun-safety education to pupils in kindergarten through fifth grade. While each school board can decide whether to offer it, those that do must use the state curriculum guidelines – which will include rules used by the NRA’s Eddie Eagle GunSafe Program.
Full article: http://www.wjla.com/news/stories/0410/728431.html
Wow, talk about a great idea. I was fortunate to have an uncle teach me about firearms at an early age. He was a certified hunter’s safety course instructor so he took things very seriously when it came to safety. But he knew how to have a good time too. Take a moment today to contact your state officials about getting similar laws on the books in your state.