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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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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 ...

Business World  

Thursday, July 27, 2017

$1500 Smart Gun Hacked Using $15 Magnets

It has been revealed that a $1500 smart gun, intended to reduce gun crime, has been developed with ...

Arizona Daily Star  

Friday, March 31, 2017

Arizona: State senators say 'smart' gun technology unproven, potentially dangerous

Saying the technology is unproven and potentially dangerous, state senators voted Thursday to block any state or local ...

Lexington.Wickedlocal.com  

Friday, February 10, 2017

Mass: Gun tax, large weapons ban included in new bill

A new proposal on Beacon Hill would increase taxes on gun sales, ban .50 caliber weapons, restrict personal ...

Armatix Plans 9mm “Smart Gun” for U.S. Market

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Friday, October 21, 2016

Armatix Plans 9mm “Smart Gun” for U.S. Market

On Wednesday, Computerworld reported that gun maker Armatix plans to bring a 9mm “smart” handgun, dubbed the iP9, to the ...

“Smart” Gun Glitches Confirm Gun Owner Concerns

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Friday, October 14, 2016

“Smart” Gun Glitches Confirm Gun Owner Concerns

As part of his executive gun-control fixes, President Obama has endorsed so-called “smart” gun technology on the premise ...

Philadelphia Inquirer  

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Christie vetoes 'unreasonable requirements' for gun ownership

Gov. Christie on Wednesday proposed loosening New Jersey's "overly burdensome" gun laws, saying the state should make it ...

News  

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

NRA Statement on Governor Christie's Conditional Vetoes of Anti-Gun Bills

NRA-ILA Executive Director Chris Cox applauds New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's heroic conditional vetoes of two anti-gun bills that ...

Philadelphia Inquirer  

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

In N.J. legislature, new efforts to regulate guns

Lawmakers on Monday passed legislation intended to spur sales of so-called smart guns and prevent Gov. Christie's administration ...

Connecticut Post  

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Group seeks to pervert police firearms acquisition process

The group wants members of Congress to encourage federal, state and local law enforcement agencies to engage gun ...

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