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Biden says he’s interested in ‘smart gun’ technology

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Josh Peterson
Daily Caller [1]
Jan 12, 2013

Vice President Joe Biden said on Friday that “smart gun” technology might have been able to stop the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.

“Vice President Joe Biden says he’s interested in technology that would keep a gun from being fired by anyone other than the person who bought it [2],” The Associated Press reported [3] Friday.

“He says evidence shows such technology may have curtailed what happened last month in Connecticut when 20 youngsters and six teachers were gunned down inside their elementary school,” the AP said.

A gun with the “smart” technology would sense the gun owner’s biometrics and grip pattern, allowing only the registered gun owner to operate the weapon. Similar devices, such as RFID chips [4] and magnetic rings, are both available and under development.

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[1] Daily Caller: http://dailycaller.com/2013/01/12/biden-says-hes-interested-in-smart-gun-technology/

[2] technology that would keep a gun from being fired by anyone other than the person who bought it: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smart_Gun

[3] reported: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/11/joe-biden-smart-gun_n_2458889.html

[4] RFID chips: http://www.wired.com/science/discoveries/news/2004/04/63066/

[5] Biden tells Obama that 40 million U.S. homes will have smart meters by 2015: http://www.prisonplanet.com/biden-tells-obama-that-40-million-u-s-homes-will-have-smart-meters-by-2015.html

[6] Obama taps Biden to lead gun-violence curb: http://www.prisonplanet.com/obama-taps-biden-to-lead-gun-violence-curb.html

[7] Biden to tout progress of Obama’s executive actions on gun control: http://www.prisonplanet.com/biden-to-tout-progress-of-obama%e2%80%99s-executive-actions-on-gun-control.html

[8] Biden addresses AIPAC: “Obama is not bluffing on Iran”: http://www.prisonplanet.com/u-s-vice-president-joe-biden-addresses-aipac-conference.html

[9] Mounties intercept ‘infatuated’ man within metres of U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden: http://www.prisonplanet.com/mounties-intercept-infatuated-man-within-metres-of-u-s-vice-president-joe-biden.html

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