posted on Jun, 16 2010 @ 10:01 PM
Originally posted by airspoon
reply to post by muzzleflash
The last thing we need to do is allow the government to issue liscenses for another weapon, at least here in the US.
I agree but you have to admit, a bunch of kids will get their hands on this if it's legal for anyone.
And then it WILL be used to hurt someone.
And then the media will demonize it.
And then people will be begging for it to be banned entirely. Not just the model either but the entire technology. It will become a "military" only
But then again, in the USA weapons laws are determined by each state. Some states do not require licences for a lot of weapons, others do require
This weapon just has such a "COOL" factor to it, I am afraid it will be banned in short order.
Think of how bad the rhetoric has gotten over the weak typical laser pointers over the last decade. They are banned at schools and all kinds of stuff,
just simply because people use them to ANNOY other people.
Think of how bad it will get when the laser pointer can fry your skin.
Like I said I detest government regulations. But the media will have a field day with this if we don't lock it up and swallow the key right now. I am
afraid this is what we are facing.