As background, conversation was had in Japanese, in a public JHS lunchroom. Japanese people have not been able to easily obtain guns in several hundred years. Licensing is very strict, and touching a gun without a license will land you and everyone involved in jail for questioning to determine the “intent” of the handling. The only thing you hear about guns on the news is about hunting accidents where a shotgun pellet went through a window and hit someone, or of the lack of hunters for pig, or bird, etc. problems. Now, onto the conversation Mr. O: What are you doing in the US[FONT="]？[/FONT] Me: Shopping and hunting Mr. O: Hunting? Me: Yes Mr. O:Hunting. Me: Yes Mr. O: (holds up “gun”) Hunting Me: Yes Mr. O: You can do that? Me: Yes And so continued with 4 other teachers until lunch was over. Regulations, licensing, depredation, invasive species, seasons, pig populations, pig attacks, the whole 9 yards. And even the 9th grade PE teacher (old woman) chimed in and said that her family had a problem with pheasants that was handled by hunters. I thought I would love to help with that problem, but… So, that’s mine, post yours up.