Can BB guns be lethal?

Can BB guns be lethal?

BB guns can kill a person. High-velocity BB guns, which have muzzle velocities higher than 350 feet per second, can increase this risk. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has reports of about 4 deaths per year caused by BB guns or pellet rifles.

Can a 22 pellet penetrate skull?

Generally no, air rifle pellets cannot penetrate a human skull, but they can penetrate human skin, according to Bev Fitchett’s Guns Magazine. It takes a lead pellet that’s 0.22 inches shot at 250 feet per second of velocity or a lead pellet that’s 0.177 inches shot at 300 feet per second of velocity to pierce the skin.

How old was my son when he got his first gun?

We’re talking 3 or 4 swords, a dagger and a gun. Granted, these were all fake. And one day when playing with a fake gun, I started to lecture him about the dangers of firearms, and he looked at me with this ”you sad, silly woman” look on his face and said ”Mom, this gun is pretend.” He was 3.5!

How are little boys and guns and swords?

Little Boys and Guns (and Swords and …) My 2.5 year old son is in day care 3 days per week. This week he suddenly started making pistol fingers and ”pioo pioo pioo” noises. I was shocked because he has never seen a toy gun or even a picture of a gun in my presence, and this is certainly not something I was ready to deal with!

Why are boys arming themselves all the time?

This has nothing to do with media or school influences. Little boys have been arming themselves since time began, because they FEEL SMALL and need desperately to feel like they can handle whatever is out there. My son used to talk about protecting me A LOT. Just go with it.

Is it a big deal for boys to have guns?

Most parents of boys, including us, went belly up a long time ago and realize it’s not a big deal. We put down a few ground rules – no guns in people’s faces, no shooting projectiles at people – and we periodically talk about what killing/shooting really mean.