STAR WARS: Ninja throwing stars could soon become legal in this state
Senate Bill 77 passed in Indiana
Star-throwing is on its way to becoming legal in the state of Indiana, after the state Senate passed a bill to legalize recreational use of the uncommon practice.
State Sen. Linda Rogers introduced Senate Bill 77 for the "recreational use of throwing stars."
While throwing-stars remain illegal, the bill would allow "a person who is at least 12 years of age to possess a throwing star for recreational purposes on certain business premises if particular requirements are met. Makes the violation of certain throwing star provisions a Class C misdemeanor."
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Rogers, a Republican member of the state Senate, noted that the bill "came from a constituent who owns a putt-putt golf course called Ninja Golf," according to a Fox 59 report.
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Throwing-stars are legal in some states across the U.S, and are used for enjoyment and business purposes, alongside axe-throwing.
There remain several safety concerns over the use of throwing-stars, as the weapon is lined with blades and could be considered dangerous for public use.
The bill be voted on in the Indiana House for further consideration.
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The bill passed on a 48-1 vote.