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The fatal police shooting earlier this month of a Texas middle school student clutching a BB gun -- the latest in a series of incidents involving imitation firearms -- spotlights how localities and states have struggled to identify and control both look-alike toys and guns that fire something other than bullets.

Like virtually every issue involving firearms, this one is complex and fraught with political peril.

While real school shootings are rare, children show up at schools with imitation guns often enough to raise concerns, especially among law enforcement personnel. In California, for example, about 1, 330 school suspensions were issued to students for bringing imitation firearms to school during the 2010-11 academic year, according to state data analyzed by the Center for Public Integrity. Seventy California students were expelled for this offense during the same year.

And, even though some U.S. cities and states forbid it, kids regularly play with increasingly real-looking guns in neighborhood streets, parks or forests and in their own yards, sometimes attracting police attention that ends in children's deaths.

Regulation of imitation guns exists but is limited at the federal level. Instead, a confusing patchwork of laws to regulate the sale, use, and color of replicas has developed among states and communities. But whenever proposals to restrict imitation guns come up, controversy and opposition are sure to follow.

The state of California was the scene of such a high-stakes battle over an attempt at "look-alike" gun control last year. A measure to impose mandatory bright color requirements on all BB and pellet guns -- so that police could easily identify them as imitation -- failed under a heavy campaign of criticism from gun rights groups and others that it was misguided.

A troubling history

Reports of deaths, injuries and close calls involving imitation firearms have been frequent in recent years. In 2007, a 12-year-old boy in West Memphis, Ark., was shot dead by a police officer who was on a stakeout and reportedly fired at the boy because he made an "evasive" movement and appeared to have a gun he didn't drop. Police later said the boy had a toy closely resembling a real handgun.

In 2007, a San Diego, Calif., police officers reportedly shot and killed a teenager who had an imitation revolver on the passenger side of a car seat. That same year, a police officer reportedly nearly opened fire on one of three teens who were playing with real-looking guns on a school playground in Azusa, Calif.

On Jan. 4, in Brownsville, Texas, a panicked assistant principal called 911 and reported that a student was in a hallway brandishing a black gun. Police entered and later said that they repeatedly warned Jaime Gonzalez Jr. to drop his weapon before an officer fatally shot him. It turned out the boy, 15, had a black "nonpowder" BB gun that closely resembled a high-powered Glock firearm, according to police.

Tech Group Predator Real Paintball
Toy (Tech Group)
  • PR1000 PaintBlaster
  • 1 Tube of 10 .50 Caliber Paintballs
  • Toy Glasses and Wipe Clean Targets
  • Not recommended for children under 14 years of age
  • Keep out of reach of children under 3 years of age, Choking hazard
2010-03-15 11:28:07 by Soberania

Obama's ATF siezes dangerous toy guns

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), apparently unable to distinguish between real guns and replicas, seized a shipment of 30 toy guns in a February bust at the Port of Tacoma in Washington.
Airsoft guns, which fire little plastic balls, are used by a growing number of loyal enthusiasts (think paintball, only not as messy). In addition, thanks to their realistic look, weight, and feel, these guns are often used for training purposes by National Guard units and law enforcement.
It was this realism that led CBP agents to seize the shipment—which was destined for Airsoft Outlet Northwest in Cornelius, Oregon—and to call in the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE) for a closer look

Fort Gordon simulator prepares soldiers for Humvee rollovers  — The Augusta Chronicle
The soldiers then must together identify the easiest and quickest means of escape; exit the vehicle; establish security; administer first aid if necessary and take inventory of their supplies, which include a plastic radio and fire extinguisher, and ..

Mission Paintball
Toy (Hasbro)
  • Next-generation TV plug-in paintball game has awesome graphics and advanced features
  • Game features include a stealth mode where you can take cover and scope out your targets!
  • Collect advanced equipment upgrades like night-vision goggles or increase your splatter factor with paintball grenades!
  • The paintball marker has an extended barrel and a directional pad to help you move left, right, forwards and back
  • Feel each shot fired with realistic recoil action! Includes paintball marker, accessories and instructions
Kee Action Sports JT SplatMaster z100 Paintball Pistol .50 Cal - Blue
Sports (Kee Action Sports)
  • Real Smooth Slide Action
  • Holds 7 rounds of JT Splatmaster Ammo (not included)
  • Includes reusable target and game play instruction
  • Includes barrel plug and manual
  • No batteries or CO2 needed
A.C. Kerman - Paintball Tippmann US ARMY Project Salvo Paintball Gun SNIPER Set
Sports (A.C. Kerman - Paintball)
  • US ARMY Project Salvo Tippmann Paintball Gun SNIPER Set
  • Officially licensed U.S. Army paintball marker set designed for ultra-realistic play
  • Project Salvo marker with AR15-style 6-position folding and collapsible stock
  • AR15-style shroud with 4 picatinny rails; 11-inch quick-thread anodized barrel
  • Includes 200-round hopper, 20-ounce CO2 tank, and GXG stealth mask
  • Concludes with 21-inch Jerk squeeze, 1-ounce Gold Cup oil, and maintenance kit

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