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A Really Dumb Idea

June 9, 2016

The problem with the push to develop smart gun systems and replace law enforcement duty weapons with firearms fitted with the technology is that it may do very little to prevent gun grabs and could make police operations even more dangerous.

Obama Wants Law Enforcement to Use "Smart Guns"

April 29, 2016
Under the measures, the government would define requirements that gun makers need to meet for police to consider purchasing. The White House said that local governments could apply for grants for guns equipped with the technology.

San Francisco Chief Says His Agency May be Willing to Test Smart Guns

February 25, 2016
San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr on Tuesday offered his department as a test bed for smart guns once the technology is more fully developed.

Video: "Smart Gun" Goes on Sale in California

February 21, 2014
The watch’s primary purpose is not to provide accurate time, though it does. The watch makes the gun think. Electronic chips inside the gun and the watch communicate with each other. If the watch is within close reach of the gun, a light on the grip turns green.

"Smart Gun" Goes on Sale in California

February 21, 2014
One of California’s largest firearm stores recently added a peculiar new gun to its shelves. It requires an accessory: a black waterproof watch. Read Full Story Here.
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