Horror! No Gun Stickers have a Picture of a GUN on them

no-guns-allowedThis take ridiculous to a new level. A piece of legislation in Illinois requires easy kill zones places that don’t allow guns (like schools) to post stickers (an effective deterrent for deranged shooters, don’t you think?) to post stickers saying so. Some people are upset that the “no guns allowed” stickers have a picture of a gun on them. Not kidding.

“One of my biggest concerns as a principal is safety and security,” Tinley Park High School Principal Theresa Nolan said. “It is bothersome to have to post a sticker of a gun that says, ‘Hey, folks, leave your guns at home.’ ”

Nolan said she is not opposed to posting it, she’s just worried that not enough people are aware of what it means and could misinterpret the new signage.

“I think the general public will be alarmed by it and wonder if people have been allowed to bring guns to school in the past,” she said. In her 22 years with Bremen Community High School District 228, she said, “I have no knowledge of guns ever being in this building.”

Nolan, and others, take issue with the sticker’s design.

“I would have appreciated something more subtle, yet still recognizable — a logo, perhaps, not a gun,” she said.

“You can’t look at this (sticker) and not think about Sandy Hook,”

via School officials are no fans of gun ban signs – Southtown Star.


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