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5 yr. Old Receives Psychiatric Evaluation After Talking About Hello Kitty Bubble Gun At School


"A 5-year-old girl was suspended from school earlier this week after she made what the school called a "terrorist threat."

Her weapon of choice? A small, Hello Kitty automatic bubble blower.

The kindergartner, who attends Mount Carmel Area Elementary School in Pennsylvania, caught administrators' attention after suggesting she and a classmate should shoot each other with bubbles.

"I think people know how harmless a bubble is. It doesn't hurt," said Robin Ficker, an attorney for the girl's family. According to Ficker, the girl, whose identity has not been released, didn't even have the bubble gun toy with her at school.

The kindergartner was ordered to undergo a psychological evaluation during her 10-day suspension, which was later reduced to two days. The evaluation deemed the girl normal and not a threat to others, Ficker said.

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Who evaluates the evaluaters?

What sicko terrorist came up with the idea of a Hello Kitty Bubble Gun in the first place, and what evil-minded merchants sold that in their store??


This is why parents with kids in public school

need to micromanage their county's school board. The school officials responsible for this should be fired immediately as an example.

how can the highly

educated pull off being dumber than dirt and continue living is beyond
me. I squirm as the stupidity crescendos. How much more off the
charts is left to achieve. Only God knows.

Man in his wisdom has become a fool

This is probably an

This is probably an overreaction to that story about the 10-year-old bringing a gun to his school and then threatening two classmates with it when they got into a disagreement with him.

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is an understatement.

This is the kind of thing that I'd expect to read on the Onion.

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Though, even them might want to pass on stuff that much idiotic.

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I know Robin Ficker and he will tear them up

This should be interesting.

Full-Auto Bubble Blowers are ILLEGAL

If it had been a SEMI-auto bubble gun with a seven bubble soap mag, it woulda been Okey-Dokey. SHE BROKE THE LAW, DAMMIT.

And besides- EVERYONE KNOWS that bubble guns are a gateway drug to Squirt Pistols and then it's on to SUPER-SOAKERS!!!

Oh, the humanity...

"The girl's family is

"The girl's family is considering a lawsuit against the school to get the blemish - all because of bubbles - off their daughter's record.

"The mother has tried to get the girl in another school since this time, and they won't take the little girl because of this mark on her record," Ficker said."

Did this put her on the no fly list, soon to be the no buy list? Pretty sick when this is what we are reduced to... Can you imagine how scary this must have been for the girl?


"She had no gun," he said. "She talked about the Hello Kitty Bubble Gun, just talked about it. They searched her back pack, they searched her coat, they searched her, she had no gun."

This is progress?

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So phenominally stupid,

that the school personnel responsible, for forcing the family to engage a lawyer(!), should be fired immediately, and escorted to the door by security.