In these days, the airsoft portuguese community it's fighting to avoid the end of the airsoft in our country.
It's dark days aproching very fast.
Until 2006, airsoft in Portugal (that gave the 1st steps in 1999) was a fight club game.
Nobody knew us, and we played allways without problems.
In 2006, a new gun law, put us on it.
Since than, to play, we must paint our guns, partial fluorecenst red or yellow collor, must be 18, federated on a airsoft federation and must have a maximum of 1.3J
We played, we painted our guns, we made two new federations and 90% of the airsoft portuguese players and teams comply with the law.
A few weeks ago, after a big crime wave in Portugal, they start talk about new rules:
50% painted guns
and lots of small and unusefull and stupid things only authorized by the police (lots of them just to ban airsoft in Portugal)
Now, we're fighting with a proposal to the politicians, a petition and several ways to show that we're criminal, but only citizens hwo deserve to make our game without problems!
We know that you had the same problem, and one of the solutions it's to us in Portugal, it's to make like yours UKARa and your rules!
Keep ypur fingers cross... news any moment, but the clouds are very, very dark!
Airsoft it's not a crime... it's only a game!
A small video to support our sause:
Edited by STUNTMAN, 25 September 2008 - 07:23 PM.