NY Attorney General Cracks Down, Wal-Mart Must End Online Toy Gun Sales

By AWR Hawkins

Toy Guns
NY Attorney General Cracks Down on Toy Guns That Look Real
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Washington DC - -(Ammoland.com)- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sent a letters to Wal-Mart, K-Mart, Amazon, and ToyArsenal.com ordering them to “cease and desist” online sales of toy guns to New Yorkers.

Schneiderman’s office also alleges that one K-Mart sold toy guns at their Rochester, NY, store location.

According to CNBC, Schneiderman’s office said the toy guns were illegal because they were “virtually indistinguishable from the real thing.” NY law “prohibits retailers from selling guns in realistic colors unless it has a one-inch-wide orange stripe running down both sides of the barrel and the front end of the barrel that cannot be removed.”

Schneiderman said selling toy guns that don’t have the distinguishing orange stripes and markings “put children and law enforcement at risk.”

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AWR Hawkins writes for all the BIG sites, for Pajamas Media, for RedCounty.com, for Townhall.com and now AmmoLand Shooting Sports News.

His southern drawl is frequently heard discussing his take on current events on radio shows like America’s Morning News, the G. Gordon Liddy Show, the Ken Pittman Show, and the NRA’s Cam & Company, among others. He was a Visiting Fellow at the Russell Kirk Center for Cultural Renewal (summer 2010), and he holds a PhD in military history from Texas Tech University.

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  • 2 thoughts on “NY Attorney General Cracks Down, Wal-Mart Must End Online Toy Gun Sales

    1. Being unable to distinguish what is ‘real’ from what is ‘unreal’ is a sign of mental illness Mr. Schneiderman.

    2. Paint and permanent markers cover up just about any orange stripe. Just another conditioning of NYers to be anti second amendment , by banning toys , makes me wonder WTF lawmakers could do if they applied this amount of effort against criminals . The real problem. Bunch of sheeple with forgetting that kids play ,

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