Smart guns, how stupid are we...?

Discussion in 'Cast & Blast' started by Roper, Feb 25, 2014.

  1. orangeradish

    orangeradish 1/2 an Ira

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    jersey livin' the dream

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    But here's where the whole idea goes south of the Constitution.
    In September of last year, Apple introduced a technology that would let police remotely disable protesters iPhones. So if the police think that you might film them while they’re doing their thing, they could set up a “no pictures” zone by sending a wireless signal to disable the smart phone cameras in a certain vicinity.

    This situation has already happened; Boston Marathon. Ever wonder why there was only CCTV video coming out of the area? Not only was cell service interrupted, but the local area networks were taken down too. Keep us safe big-brother...
     
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    My 2 cents: It's not something I would want, but it's just a high-tech safety device. Seems to me the debate is between it being required or being available. As to required, I think we all agree, no. As to available, what do I care? I choose to lock mine up, I don't insist you do. Leave'em layin' loaded if ya want. The transfer bar on my single action revolver is a high tech safety device, and I like it. It's no affront to my constitutional rights, nor was it mandated by some sinister consipiracy. And I can still shoot myself in the leg if I want, I just need to make a concious effort to do it.

    Jeez, guys...
     
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    Does the government know about this?
     
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    Are we now going to ask for "smart knives" after the 33 people massacred with knives today? Again, its not the tool we need to control, its the crazies wielding them,
     
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    29 people, the other 4 were the assailants responsible that were shot by police.
     
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    They are looking into it but are having trouble locating his brain because of its small size.
     
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    2 pages deep and you seem to be the balanced one of the bunch.
     
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    The problem with "time will tell" is that it will be too late.
     
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    Sure you can--it's called "dead". 100% effective, too!!!
     
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    Might as well add ladders and step stools to the list... among the top 3 offenders contributing to injuries :rolleyes:.
     
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    freestoneangler Not to be confused with Freestone

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    I'm fine with "old school" when it comes to my fly rods, reels and guns. Come to think of it, just about every damn thing in my life for that matter. Keeping government and technology out of my business and dictating my life is becoming a challenge.