Eric Schneiderman

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.   Read more »