Yeah, because banning toy guns will stop murder

Only the most slow-witted politician could ever think that banning toy guns is going to reduce gun crime.

It appears that New York has a good amount of slow-witted politicians.

Three dozen online retailers will no longer be able to sell realistic-looking toy guns in New York, according to PressConnects.

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman?reached a settlement?this week?with 30 online toy gun retailers who sell their products through Amazon.com. Through?Amazon, those retailers sold over 5,000 ?imitation weapons? -?toy guns that look real – in New York that are illegal because they did not meet state safety standards.

In August, Schneiderman?had?announced an agreement?with Amazon.com, Kmart, Sears, Wal-Mart and California-based ACTA for them to stop selling imitation toy guns. They also had to pay a $300,000 fine. ?

The agreement requires the sellers to offer?only?toy guns that are colored entirely white or bright red, orange, yellow, green, blue, pink or purple.?New York City law requires toy guns to be entirely brightly colored, but state law only requires bright markings on the sides and tip of the gun barrel.

?When toy guns are mistaken for real guns, there can be tragic consequences,??Schneiderman?said in a statement. ?New York state law prohibits the sale of imitation weapons that closely resemble real guns.?

The 30 retailers – the names of which were not disclosed -?will have to pay $27,650 in fines and penalties to the state.

What a ridiculous rule. Have these muppets not heard of paint?

Their murder rate with guns is comparable to New Mexico and Ohio, both Open Carry states.

 

– Truth Revolt

 

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