Originally Posted by mr dink
There has been a thread running on the bbs about a ban on lead amo as this will effect target shooters how do you feel about this and what time frame is it going to happen?
This was from one e.mail from one person. The LAG have not yet issued any report. There are 5 organisations on LAG that are associated with shooting so what the report will recommend is far from certain.
I would guess that initially the ban on lead shot over water would be extended to a ban on lead shot generally. That would obviously affect shotgunners only. I also don't think that would come quickly.
I think it would be difficult to make a case for banning lead airgun pellets because of the way they're used. The biggest danger would be more stringent legislation attached to making them, rather than a ban on them.