Marketing guns to small kids is crazy

Published: Thursday, May. 2, 2013 - 11:05 am
Last Modified: Thursday, May. 2, 2013 - 11:37 am

Re "Boy, 5, accidentally shoots sister, 2, in Kentucky" (Page A9, May 2): Only in the United States do we have parents and gun manufacturers thinking it okay to market, sell or purchase firearms for preschoolers. Let's color their first gun. A "cricket" or "chipmunk" kid's rifle can be purchased in several colors to match their Barbie or Ken dolls.

This is sick! You can't advertise cigarettes to kids, but you can market firearms.

-- Don Perera, Rocklin

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