scouts-l Mail Archive for July of 2000: Re: BSA vs NRA certification
Wendell Brown (wbrown@ARKIE.NET
Tue Jul 18 2000 - 17:21:17 CDT
On Tue, 18 Jul 2000 16:33:18 -0500, orange-eagle@JUNO.COM wrote:
>I would like to encourage Jay, and all other Scouters to follow the
>policy we use in our council, and NEVER use the term weapon when on a
>range o talking about our shooting sports program.
Yup. This was stressed at Camp School too! However, the funny thing is
I would never use that word in normal conversation about a shooting
range but it was mentioned so many times I ended up almost using it
several times (loaded wheap.., ahhh I mean, gun). The point was made
that the "w" word has a negative connotation to some parents.
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