Mom petitions to Toys R Us to stop selling 'Breaking Bad' toys.
Is it wrong for toy stores to encourage kids to become drug dealers? Susan Schrivjer,
a Florida mom has started an online petition
to get Toys R Us
to remove Breaking Bad
action figures from the store. In less than a week, the petition received well over a thousand signatures.
Despite being a fan of the show, Schrivjer was
"appalled" that the toys were being sold in a children's toy store, arguing that Toys R Us' "visions and values" need to be changed. "Anything to do with drugs is not doing the right thing," she explained.
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was a hit AMC series that centered around a chemistry teacher who starts cooking crystal meth. The toy line features the likenesses of characters Walter White and Jesse Pinkman. Walter White's characters is featured holding a tray of crystal meth.
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A Toys R Us
rep argued that the toys are labeled for children ages 15 and older, with the toys located in the adult section of Toys R Us
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