Re: GUNS: Smart Weapons For Stupid People (was Re: Shooting of Japanese

Michael S. Lorrey (
Wed, 09 Jun 1999 14:03:06 -0400 wrote:

> Michael S. Lorrey [] wrote:
> >The claim of 'smart guns' is only used by the stupid and gullible. The
> >technology
> >needed will essentially put a PC on a pistol and raise the cost of the gun far
> >above that of the average person, plus make the gun user easily disabled by
> >a maser or emp generator.
> Not to mention that manufacturers probably will then become liable for crimes
> which were not stopped by the gun's 'smarts'.

Becoming a victim because of a need to reload, or due to a lack of will to shoot will be replaced by the need to reboot (of course if its a command line interface, no liberal Mac user could ever hope of using it).


Michael S. Lorrey
Owner, Lorrey Systems
Director, Grafton County Fish & Game Assoc.
Member, Extropy Institute
Member, National Rifle Association
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