TOY GUNS On the firing line

Ralph, Jacki; Felgner, Brent
July 2004
Playthings;Jul/Aug2004, Vol. 102 Issue 7, p18
Trade Publication
Focuses on the increasing controversy surrounding the sale of toy guns in the U.S. Legal definition of toy guns as stipulated in the federal toy gun law; Effects of toy gun control on toy gun manufacturers; Assumption of the regulation under the doctrine of preemption. INSETS: Reality check;The name game.


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