Texas gun range to host children’s birthday parties

Jump to Last Post 1-8 of 8 discussions (10 posts)
  1. Stacie L profile image93
    Stacie Lposted 7 years ago

    Texas gun range to host children’s birthday parties
    By Eric Pfeiffer | The Sideshow – Mon, Jun 4, 2012

    A new gun range opening this summer in Lewisville, Texas, will have two rooms available for hosting children's birthday parties. Owner David Prince tells WFAA that the Eagle Gun Range will be available for children as young as eight years old.
    http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/sideshow/te … 22318.html
    Only in Texas? I bet not....

    1. shea duane profile image61
      shea duaneposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I grew up in NM and I will always, for the rest of my life, associate gun ranges with drinking booze. Maybe things are different now (I grew in in the 60s and 70s) but every time I ever visited a gun range in NM or TX, most of the adults were wasted. Has this culture changed? (I'm not saying it hasn't... maybe it has. I hope so).

  2. Cagsil profile image80
    Cagsilposted 7 years ago

    I don't see a problem, so long as the kids remain safe.

  3. psycheskinner profile image83
    psycheskinnerposted 7 years ago

    I am not sure that I see the problem.  I assume the two activities are basically unrelated from the POV of the customers. They would be in separate areas on the same property. Not kids mixing in with the other users.

  4. Reality Bytes profile image82
    Reality Bytesposted 7 years ago

    Some of my favorite times with my stepfather as a child occurred at a gun/archery range.

  5. Disturbia profile image60
    Disturbiaposted 7 years ago

    Ya gotta love Texas, as long as they aren't using the kids for target practice, I don't see anything wrong with the gun range hosting children's birthday parties. wink

  6. Charles James profile image72
    Charles Jamesposted 7 years ago

    If you regard guns as an acceptable hobby or as a necessity in today's world, then why not introduce children to guns in a safe environment?

  7. profile image0
    screamingposted 7 years ago

    Not being a hunter, what is the age to get a hunter's class diploma? If older, why would it be necessary to train 8 year olds with a gun? Are they old enough to respect the firearm? I don't know? Looking for input.

    1. Cagsil profile image80
      Cagsilposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      It's not about training an 8 year old to use a gun. It's about a Gun Range hosting kids birthday parties. hmm

  8. habee profile image92
    habeeposted 7 years ago

    When a couple of my grandkids hear about this, they'll want their birthday parties at shooting ranges! lol. I don't think you can begin teaching firearm safety early enough.

    In GA, any age can hunt. Those under the age of 12 have to be under the supervision of an adult. 12 and older can hunt without an adult.


This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)