Pointing a finger gun lands 12-year-old Johnson County student in handcuffs

Found on Kansas City Star on Wednesday, 16 October 2019
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A 12-year-old Overland Park girl formed a gun with her fingers, pointed at four of her Westridge Middle School classmates one at a time, and then turned the pretend weapon toward herself.

In 2015, a Colorado first-grader was suspended from school after forming his fingers into the shape of a gun, pointing toward a classmate and saying, “You’re dead.”

A year earlier, in Columbus, Ohio, a 10-year-old boy was suspended for three days for pretending his finger was a gun.

Let's not forget other massive threads, like pastry guns. This kind of zero-tolerance is so ridiculous that those in charge should get their heads checked.