Texas gun range to throw kids' parties
Do birthday cakes and bullets mix?
- Duration 3:54
- Date Jun 7, 2012
Do birthday cakes and bullets mix?
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Thank you for critics are fired up up protesting a new gun range in taxes that lets kids learn how to shoot as soon as are old enough to see over the counter.
David prince is the co owner of the -- -- it's just north of Dallas Texas and he joins us live from Metroplex more -- David.
According -- does it it's great to have you.
You know offer a kid this is got to sound great because not only be they learned how do.
Shoot guns at your facility.
But -- now opening it up for birthday parties and you say the kids can start shooting guns at age eight.
-- -- -- -- Well first we're more mature than her body knows -- children when the command and their parents are gonna be given us they -- thirty minute instructional.
But certified -- instructors that are trained in handgun safety and shooting sure accuracy and they're gonna have that before they even they don't get into the range for once again into the range.
The elder of the gods will be there waiting for them they're not really running around shooting and they'll have been -- out of so this is the real well orchestrated well -- carefully.
Room no I understand there's our program I I was treated some of the news accounts I I saw one mother was worried though you know you're gonna have birthday parties there -- worried that might.
My son won't be able to tell the difference between you know a video game that he's played a lot at home.
And you know hold the real 22 or -- BB gun.
What's what's so important to -- to -- the children.
From this age -- -- throughout the decades more scouts of America have been.
Living children and prepare every summer -- summer camps that the Boris Yeltsin's Girl Scouts at -- six start with BB guns and twenty -- And were providing families -- place to bring their children and learn how.
Have to safely shoot a gun and that's -- that's our goal nor our range education and destruction are Paramount mission statement.
So -- a -- shows just because our shooting tables are certain -- And we installer will be safer if the kids to be able to reach over issued Oracle's.
-- -- sure well our biggest reason.
Right lot -- I took an NRA class when I was when I was a kid as well and that boy scout training the cub scout training with BB guns -- in twenty twos.
-- but I think the number one reaction for some parents might be David you know my -- -- on his birthday party at this place and -- -- -- they you know horse and around the might shoot.
Either somebody else or.
Well that's their own groceries destruction when grew when I go in that range.
There will be parents there but especially they're going to be enough recurring safety officers their video arm -- but every child.
And they are going to be shown how to always point to gun down arranged always gets bigger -- the trigger until ready shoot in the does what we load until -- -- -- So the children -- to be running around with guns are going to be standing in the stalls.
There individual stalls built for one person to be standing there shooting that only have a time so.
And but once again none of this is going to be happening and publisher went and their parents are properly trained on handgun safety well it certainly sounds like you've thought of everything if -- dominate your own kid which you know what's better than birthday cake and shoot guns.
You know -- -- but.
There or what our desire was to get people into our range and and development.
Shooters that are done safely and -- just to be around guns no matter what their what sit -- in the video games.
Want to show them the difference between toys and real guns and what toys and real guns will -- the difference.
And that's what -- education instruction -- F -- birthday party gets the men there.
Then that's an even better but to -- the birthday cake in the sugar is all coming afterwards.
We promise there's -- arteries.
And shorter how are good kids running around ago -- cool that's good to know -- David prince co owner of eagle gun range just north of Dallas -- thank you very much for -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --