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air gun

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air gun

1. Same as spray gun.
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He added: "The RSPCA has long been calling for stricter controls over air guns, as well as better education and explanation of the law for those buying one.
The animal welfare charity is campaigning for all air gun owners and users to be required to have a licence.
Cuff Jacqui Cuff, Cats Protection's Head of Advocacy & Government Relations, said: "Shocking air gun attacks are by no means rare.
Although air guns generate broadband sounds, their highest sound energies are found at frequencies below 1 kHz, and there is a low-frequency cutoff phenomenon for sound pressure in very shallow water (Kinsler et al.
While there's no national database of how many people wielding air guns are killed each year by police officers, an analysis by the (http://www.
On 30 August, 2014 Phoenix Elite Security Services[TM] in Yangon assisted in the turn in of over 52 air guns and related replica and toy guns to the Botataung Police Station.
We need another amnesty - get people to hand air guns in without a comeback.
After that we need to carry out universal registration with campaigns making it clear that air guns are not toys, they are lethal weapons that can kill.
The RSPCA's chief veterinary officer Steve Cheetham said: "We do see far too many cases of injuries inflicted by air guns every year.
TEEN yobs are killing and maiming hundreds of pets with illegal air guns bought by their parents.
The most common targets are cats, wild birds and water birds, although wild mammals and dogs are also regularly killed or injured by air guns.
Officers are warning that air weapons, including BB guns, can cause serious injury and adults are being urged to treat them with great caution and not allow air guns of any kind to fall into the hands of children.