Re: Re: [guns] smart guns

Harvey Newstrom (
Thu, 10 Jun 1999 11:53:33 -0400

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Subject: Re: Re: [guns] smart guns

> wrote:
> >Now, a really smart gun would include a surface skin drug and alcohol
> >It wouldn't fire if your blood levels are too high ; - )
> And if you come home from a bar late at night to discover an armed thug
> broken into your house and you grab your gun to protect yourself... well,
> sucks to be you, I guess.
> Mark

This is one of those fuzzy areas again, where we need to look at both sides of the issue. Of course you want to defend your life from an armed thug, even if you've been drinking. To do this, however, you are asking for the right to shoot other people based on your judgement while you are drinking. Even if you don't agree, can you see why other people might be hesitant to concede this point?