Originally Posted by Tenet
That letter is missing some key arguments.
- the law encompasses all paintball markers, even those that do not look like milsim replicas (it's not specific enough)
- the law hurts local business: many of the paintball/airsoft stores selling their products across the US are located in California. They would be forced to move their warehouses to other states.
- the law endangers police officers by providing a false sense of security - a criminal can paint real weapons to match the colors prescribed by the law in an effort to induce hesitation. Police Officers facing a reality of such weapons will stop associating colors with threat levels, resulting in increased endangerment of law abiding citizens.
Those guns would be okay though because it was in the state already.