Reblogged from Running in ZK:
How does a nonviolent community deal the ubiquity of war toys in the lives of children? Here's one of a few policies addressing war toys. Super Soakers are specifically banned. This is also a great example of the informal (sometimes annoyingly so) style of Twin Oaks policy.
War Toys Policy (1992)
Revised Child Board Policy on TOYS THAT SHOOT PROJECTILES, CAP GUNS, KNIVES, and SQUIRT GUNS November 18, 1992…
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Interestingly, as a parent i have never actually read this policy of ours on war toys. Reblogged from the unofficial Twin Oaks Blog