forum on the RimFire Central website for his comments.
EOD is sharing this link for any readers who want to follow the discussion over there. Here's hoping that the gun enthusiasts on RimFire keep in mind that EyeonDare has no interest in attacking gun ownership, gun clubs or the teaching of gun safety to youth. Rather, EyeonDare is speaking out against the shoddy way this matter has been handled by our local elected leaders, especially Commissioner Mike Johnson. Also, EyeonDare continues to be opposed to the use of taxpayer funds to purchase guns, ammo, etc. to support this program.
In addition, EOD will note here that, despite verbal and written requests to the Dare County Board of Education, EyeonDare has still been unable to find any written record of how these teams were started and put into place by the county and/or school system.
Yesterday, via mail, EOD did receive two copies of blank release forms from the school board office, one of which requires each child and parent to sign, releasing the school system from any liability resulting from their participating on these so-called "school teams". The other form requires the child/parent to acknowledge the student is subject to voluntary drug testing as a part of participating in school activities.
To date, no one has presented any record which shows how these teams came into existence under the umbrella of the county or the schools and this is very important should a legal issue arise at a later date. Go figure.