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There has been renewed interest in smart guns since the Newtown school shooting, which reinvigorated the gun-control debate. However, there is immense pressure not to be the first to sell them. That’s because of a New Jersey law passed in 2002 known as the Childproof Handgun Law, which says that all guns sold in New Jersey must be state-approved smart guns within three years of a smart gun being sold anywhere in the country. The goal was to make smart guns mandatory as soon as the technology existed. Officially, no smart gun has been sold in the US yet — meaning if Raymond had sold one, it would have triggered the clause in New Jersey.
"My apologies to the people of New Jersey," Raymond said in the video, which was posted to Facebook but has since been deleted. "I did not know that I would be screwing you over."
originally posted by: Vector99
Just like any other technology, there will be a way around it for those that want to get around it. Great idea for home safety, horrible idea for crime prevention.
originally posted by: infolurker
a reply to: JesseVentura
It is a great idea as an OPTION.
I for one would never use anything that had an electronic component to work when my life depends upon it. When my life depends on it, I will not trust a cheap Chinese made circuit board to work when I need it.
The primary problem will be the Gun Control Crowd will not want this to be "optional". They will want this mandatory so that all these firearms can be disabled remotely or easily via kill switch or EMP.