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A School Board Is Letting Students Pose With Guns In The Yearbook If It's "Tasteful"

The school board said guns are fine in yearbook photos as long as the photos are tasteful.

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Brian Baer, a local photographer, told BuzzFeed News that guns in yearbook photos are pretty normal. "Football players bring footballs, softball players bring bats, dancers bring tutus, and hunters bring guns," Baer said.

Guns are not allowed on school grounds, so all yearbook photos that include them are taken off-site. Currently, about half of schools in the district allow guns in yearbook photos.

"Students who bring firearms into our studio always have the highest level of respect and safety for their weapon," Baer said. "Hunting is just part of our community. Hunting is generally a family activity."

Ryan Broderick is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

Contact Ryan Broderick at ryan@buzzfeed.com.

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