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New York: Legislator proposes restricting air guns in Suffolk County

Monday, December 20, 2010

The main thrust of this legislation is to identify air guns and rifles as weapons and prohibit the discharge of any air gun within 150 feet of any residence in Suffolk County, Suffolk County Leg. Jack Eddington said. Also, the bill defines an air gun as any rifle, pistol, or shot gun which discharges .20 caliber or greater pellets propelled by compressed air or gas at a muzzle velocity of 700 feet per second or greater.

Read Original at: The Sachem Patch (N.Y.)

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