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(NEWSER)– An Alabama mom says her 5-year-old daughter got in a heap of trouble for drawing a picture of a gun and aiming her crayon in a gun-like fashion, Local 15TV reports via BuzzFeed.

In fact, Elizabeth was assessed for suicidal thoughts and told to sign a contract promising not to kill others or herself. "This isn't right," says Rebecca, who kept her last name private. "She's 5 years old. Most of these words on [the contract], she's never heard in her life." So what exactly happened at ER Dickson Elementary School in Mobile, Alabama? "They told me she drew something that resembled a gun," Rebecca says. "According to them she pointed a crayon at another student and said, 'pew pew.'"

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