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Bang-Bang, You’re Brain-Dead

Administrators saw three students at the Union Colony Charter School in Greeley, Colo., playing with a water gun. According to the school’s interpretation of the state’s “zero tolerance” weapons law — which mandates suspension of students who “carry, bring, use or possess a firearm or firearm facsimile at school” — the unnamed boys have been suspended. According to standard practice in “weapons” cases, the boys must now face expulsion hearings. (RC/UPI) ...Zero Tolerance: the politically correct term for zero thought, zero common sense.
Original Publication Date: 04 April 1999
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 5.
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