Who said anything about helping the kids along? If Cabela's selling cansoft, it's out of our hands. We can either stick our heads in the sand and pretend nothing's changed, or we can adapt the changes to suit our needs as best as we can.
At the end of the day, the 18+ system isn't law, and there's no law against minors having imitation firearms.
"The Bird of Hermes is My Name, Eating My Wings to Make Me Tame."