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"Smart" Guns | Personalized Firearms

Conceptually, a "smart" gun is one that incorporates technology that would prevent the gun from being used by an unauthorized person. Currently, no viable guns equipped with such technology exist.

Gun control supporters advocate laws to prohibit the sale of firearms that do not possess "smart" technology, as a way to prohibit the manufacture of traditional handguns, raise the price of handguns that would be allowed to be sold and, presumably, to imbed into handguns a device that would allow guns to be disabled remotely.

The NRA doesn’t oppose the development of “smart” guns, nor the ability of Americans to voluntarily acquire them. However, NRA opposes any law prohibiting Americans from acquiring or possessing firearms that don’t possess “smart” gun technology.

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New Jersey: Assembly Committee Passes Gun Control Package

Friday, June 14, 2019

New Jersey: Assembly Committee Passes Gun Control Package

Yesterday, the Assembly Judiciary Committee passed a package of anti-gun bills heavily opposed by NRA and ANJRPC.

New Jersey: Assembly Judiciary Committee Begins Next Wave of Gun Control

Monday, June 10, 2019

New Jersey: Assembly Judiciary Committee Begins Next Wave of Gun Control

Nobody ever accused New Jersey of lacking gun laws, and yet, lawmakers in Trenton can’t seem to accomplish ...

WashingtonExaminer.com  

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Joe Biden pitches fingerprint-locked firearms to reduce gun violence

Former Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday that he is open to a federal firearm licensing system and ...

New Jersey: Gun Control Fast-Tracked for Wednesday Hearing

Saturday, February 24, 2018

New Jersey: Gun Control Fast-Tracked for Wednesday Hearing

New Jersey has some of the most restrictive gun control laws in the country, and those laws have ...

New Jersey: Anti-Gun Roundtable Shuns Gun Owners

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

New Jersey: Anti-Gun Roundtable Shuns Gun Owners

What do you do when you want to silence your opponents?  Well, if you are new Gov. Phil ...

NorthJersey.com  

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Murphy lays out gun control agenda for New Jersey

Ammunition limits, the adoption of smart gun technology and stricter concealed carry rules were just some of the ...

Connecticut Post  

Friday, January 26, 2018

Connecticut: State gun control advocates push for so-called "smart" guns

The state government is one of 122 jurisdictions in the nation to join in a “request for information” ...

CNet  

Monday, August 7, 2017

Smart-gun advocates: Don’t worry about hacked firearms

Like all connected devices though, smart guns aren't immune to hacks. At the Defcon security conference last week, ...

F Stands for FAIL: Magnets – 1, “Smart Gun” Technology – 0

News  

Thursday, July 27, 2017

F Stands for FAIL: Magnets – 1, “Smart Gun” Technology – 0

The news broke this week that the “smart gun” which many gun control advocates hoped would usher in ...

Wired.com  

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Anybody can fire this locked "smart" gun with $15 worth of magnets

FOR GUN CONTROL advocates, a "smart" gun that only its owner can fire has promised an elusive ideal: If ...

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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.