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In 1988, Congress passed a law requiring water guns, airsoft guns that fire nonmetal pellets and some replicas to have an orange tip — a response to two shootings by police of children with plastic guns.
Pack water guns, toy guns, and toy swords in checked bags or ship them to the destination.
Kids were throwing water balloons at the blindfolded girls or soaking them with water guns.
Lonnie Johnson generated more than US$1 billion in sales with his Super Soaker water gun invention, which has consistently been among the world’s top 20 best-selling toys each year since 1991.
The gigantic water gun is powered by nitrogen gas, and can shoot out water at speeds of 243 miles per hour, reports Nina Golgowski for the Huffington Post.
After refining his invention, Johnson spent most of the 80s unsuccessfully trying to find a manufacturer to get his water gun into the hands of children.
The rapper, his family, and members of his Outlawz crew were grilling in the backyard, smoking weed, and shooting each other with water guns.
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