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Calif. Law Would Require Bright-Colored BB Guns

April 28, 2011  | 

California lawmakers are getting behind a law initiated by the Los Angeles Police chief and mayor in response to an officer-involved shooting that left a teenager paralyzed.

The Senate Public Safety Committee approved the legislation Tuesday that was sought by LAPD's Chief Charlie Beck and Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. In December, an officer shot a 13-year-old boy who pulled out a replica Beretta 92F after officers ordered him to surrender.

Source: Los Angeles Times.

Related: LAPD Chief Calls Shooting of 13-Year-Old a Tragedy

Tags: LAPD, Gun Control Advocacy, Toy Guns


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Bill @ 4/28/2011 9:05 PM

A can of black spray paint takes care of brightly colored BB guns. I wish passing laws could cure our problems, but they can't.

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