Local news in Twin Falls Idaho reports on more mingling of children and Christmas with guns and shooting sports. My objection is that the use of guns, for any reason whatever, is inherently violent. That's at best. Often it involves fantasies of killing animals or people. To mix this with the most wholesome activities like procuring toys for kids, is an abomination. Well, perhaps abomination is too strong, how about a travesty? However you call it, it's sick.