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This Girl’s Reason for Standing on a Toilet Seat Shocks Mum

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This Girl’s Reason for Standing on a Toilet Seat Shocks Mum

When a mum asked her daughter why she was balancing on a toilet seat, she never expected her answer.

Mum Stacey Wehrman Feeley was surprised to see her three-year-old daughter, Chandler, standing on a toilet seat. She thought it was funny at first that she took a photo to share with her husband. However, when she asked her daughter why she was balancing on a toilet seat, Chandler’s answer caught her off guard.

Chandler said she was practising how to hide in a toilet stall should a shooter enter her preschool.

This answer caused a feeling of unease on Ms Feeley and she was faced with reality that she lived in a country with gun laws so out of place that her daughter had to prepare for an unimaginable doomsday at a place where she should be safe.

With this, Ms Feeley took to social media, to bring awareness to people and demand that the US use more gun sense.

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In her post on Facebook, Ms Feeley also addressed US politicians to think gun control over for the future of the children. She wrote:

“Politicians – take a look. This is your child, your children, your grandchildren, your great grand children and future generations to come. They will live their lives and grow up in this world based on your decisions. They are barely 3 and they will hide in bathroom stalls standing on top of toilet seats. I do not know what will be harder for them? Trying to remain quiet for an extended amount of time or trying to keep their balance without letting a foot slip below the stall door?”

She also suggested how gun control can reduce crimes.

“No one thinks gun control will be 100% crime control. But maybe, just maybe, it helps 1% or 2% or 50%? Who knows unless we try?…Banning together, signing petitions, rallying to get your voice heard is good, but is it actually doing anything or just making us feel better about the current situation? We need action,” she added.

She also questioned why anyone not in the military would need access to the type of guns that are used in mass shootings in the US.

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“I am not pretending to have all the answers or even a shred of them, but unless you want your children standing on top of a toilet, we need to do something!” she said.

Ms Feeley then asks for people to share her call to action and join the Facebook page, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America “” a community with over half a million members.

Her post has now gained more than 2,600 likes and over 6,400 shares.

Source: News.com.au

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