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Online Retailers Agree to Stop Selling Realistic Toy Guns in New York

Dec 17, 2015

Realistic toy guns are permanently off the Christmas list for residents of New York state.

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced this week that 30 retailers who illegally sold toy guns through Amazon's third-party marketplace platform have agreed to halt the practice.

"When toy guns are mistaken for real guns, there can be tragic consequences," Schneiderman said of the latest case in a press release. "New York State law prohibits the sale of imitation weapons that closely resemble real guns. I will continue to enforce this law so that we can avoid putting both children and law…

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