Friday, March 30, 2007

Beaverton Airsoft Ordinance Takes Effect March 31

The City of Beaverton’s Airsoft ordinance that outlaws Airsoft guns, which look like real firearms but use compressed air to shoot plastic pellets, in public places will take effect on Saturday, March 31.
Beaverton police said the ordinance launch will be followed by a 30-day public information campaign before actual enforcement begins on May 1.
The Beaverton Police Department will be distributing brochures to schools and businesses in the Beaverton area that sell Airsoft replica guns that explains the dangers of using the firearms in an unsafe manner
Beaverton is the first city in Oregon to adopt the ban.

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