Stupid, spectacularly so. That's the only conclusion any sane person can have about the Aug. 25 accidental shooting death of a firearms instructor by a 9-year-old girl he was showing how to shoot an Uzi submachine gun.
"This is bulls---, dogs bark; it's normal. They're supposed to, so what are we supposed to do, have their voice box removed? Jesus. Dogs bark. Annoying neighbors need to just get over it."
The above is an online comment in reaction to our story last Thursday about Athens City Council considering levying fines against owners of excessively barking dogs.