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Airsoft: Is this a game WA wants?

Airsoft in action in the Czech Republic

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Airsoft in action in the Czech Republic

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ECU’s Eddie Scown talks to WA shadow police minister Peter Katsambanis about the legal issues facing the sport of Airsoft, a game similar to paintball that was banned via the firearms laws brought in after the Port Arthur massacre in 1996 because it uses life-like weapons.

 

This story first appeared as a PoliPod Podcast on NewsVineWA.com.au

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