National Rifle Association News contributor Billy â€œIâ€™m a thinkerâ€ Johnson has a new idea for education in America: Give everyone a gun, starting with kids.
â€œGun policy driven by our need for guns would insist that we introduce young people to guns early and that weâ€™d give them the skills to use firearms safely,â€ the resident hipster gun enthusiast says in a YouTube video posted to the NRAâ€™s channelÂ Sunday.Â
Sporting a beard, black plastic frames, and a Louis C.K.-like black T-shirt, he calls for adding guns to schoolÂ curriculum.Â
â€œJust like we teach them reading and writing, necessary skills. We would teach shooting and firearm competency. It wouldnâ€™t matter if a childâ€™s parents werenâ€™t good at it. Weâ€™d find them a mentor. It wouldnâ€™t matter if they didnâ€™t want to learn. We would make it necessary to advance to the next grade.â€
Johnson draws an equivalency between the right to own guns and the right to education, public parks, and non-discrimination policies in hiring.
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