Originally Posted by Gumbo4x4
For the record, it would probably be considered weird here too, even though owning & using guns would not. And I wouldn't be shocked to find that many people who own guns and whose children have already fired guns would say "no" to this kind of party. So, it wasn't objection to the party that I thought was "extreme". It was PP's objection to her children associating with the children of the host (or anyone who would have even a "vague notion" of hosting such a party) that I thought was "extreme".
Oh, I think that's extreme too. If someone was always randomly talking about their guns or something, it would probably make people here a little wary because, here, that's not the norm. Other than that, I don't see how you would even know if someone owned a gun.