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There has been a marked decrease in gun related deaths in this country over the last 30 years.
THEREFORE, gun control laws WORK.
Does anyone realize that these bracelets aren't "Tracking" devices. as the OP says? I didn't read the whole thread, but I found the video where Holder mentioned this. It's NOT a bracelet with tracking technology, it's a bracelet the user wears to prevent others from using the gun. In other words, the shooter must be wearing the gun or else it doesn't work.
So...I am having a hard time reconciling the headline with what he actually said?...which you seem to have omitted? Which is strange...an OP that chooses not to include the quote at the center of the topic?
Hell take it up with the article author.
ATTORNEY GENERAL ERIC HOLDER: I think that one of the things that we learned when we were trying to get past those common sense reforms last year, Vice President Biden and I had a meeting with a group of technology people and we talked about how guns can be made more safe by making them either through finger print identification, the gun talks to a bracelet or something that you might wear, how guns can be used only by the person who is lawfully in possession of the weapon.
Don't obfuscate the issue with the other amendments you care nothing about. You want your guns neo. I personally think it's reasonable. I think it's patriotic. And I think that it gives people who want to exercise their right to bear arms training they require.
reply to post by neo96
That was 5 videos, and several news articles to prove the point. That was just a random sampling of the tens of thousands of articles and videos. I didn't even put in the videos where they actually SHOW the person killing themselves.
So when you say that most gun owners follow strict safety protocols. I just have to laugh. I'm amazed there's not even MORE of this stupidity happening.
There's two things that don't mix well at all. Guns and Alcohol. Mix those two with idiots who think that the Declaration of Independence is their personal licence to kill. And you get a cluster # of stupidity.
Let's not forget all the mass killings that have happened in this country over the years. PLEASE LET'S NOT FORGET THOSE! These things happen and they can't continue to be ignored.
IF you had "tens of thousands" of examples of poor gun ownership that would only make up a insignificant fraction of 300 million. Do the math, your argument is moot and invalid. If i show you tens of thousands of drunk driving accidents that would mean the majority of people on the road are inebriated and are on the verge of a horrific accident by your logic .
Of course they realize this is not actually tracking technology, but rather safety technology to prevent, for example a child using his parents gun ...they just DONT CARE...
Lies are useful to those without a moral compass.
reply to post by vor78
You hit the nail on the head.
This idea is indeed stupid. For exactly the reason you state. People will put the bracelets in the same shoe box they store the gun in.
But it's an idea.