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America May Be Getting Ready For A Smarter Kind Of Gun

Pew's Stateline | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.17.2016 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Baby Steps Towards Making 'Smart' Guns a Reality

Mike Weisser | Posted 05.02.2016 | Politics
Mike Weisser

The man who still lives at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue has just unveiled his plan to move forward with 'smart gun' technology, and while the Devil is always in the details and I'm not sure that all the details have been worked out, some of the hurdles that previously stymied the development of smart guns seem to have been anticipated and overcome.

Smart Guns Aren't Science Fiction and Americans Want to Buy Them

Inverse | Posted 02.03.2016 | Technology

This article originally appeared on Inverse. By Ben Guarino Call smart guns what you will -- personalized, child-proof, safer -- but don't call th...

New Gun Safety Tech Would Identify A User's Unique Grip

Reuters | Damon Beres | Posted 01.07.2016 | Technology

U.S. President Barack Obama made an impassioned call to limit gun violence in front of an audience of gun control activists and survivors of gun viole...

Obama Orders More Research On 'Smart Guns'

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 01.05.2016 | Technology

In a memorandum titled "Promoting Smart Gun Technology," President Barack Obama pledged on Monday to promote further research into measures that would...

Here's What Happens When You Try To Make Or Sell A 'Safer' Gun

The Huffington Post | Robyn Baitcher | Posted 09.08.2015 | Politics

When Andy Raymond, co-owner of Engage Armament in Rockville, Maryland, announced that his store would sell the Armatix iP1 smart gun, he had no idea t...

Hunter Stuart

Tech Company Makes Gun That Could Help Prevent Police Brutality | Hunter Stuart | Posted 10.24.2014 | Business

Police may soon start using electronic guns that can track how, when and where the weapons are used, which could lead to greater accountability in inv...

The Path to Safer Guns

Mehroz Baig | Posted 09.24.2014 | Politics
Mehroz Baig

Technological advancements allowed cars to be what they are today: safer vehicles used for transportation that are "the first line of defense in an accident." It was a combination of movements that brought those technological changes to bear, however. The same could happen today with guns.

Hunter Stuart

How The Gun Lobby And A Dumb Law Are Keeping Us From Safer Guns | Hunter Stuart | Posted 07.22.2014 | Business

Imagine a gun that a person could leave on his or her kitchen counter, without having to worry that someone else would fire it. That gun exists. A so-...

Smart Guns and the Right

Robert Slayton | Posted 07.19.2014 | Politics
Robert Slayton

Everybody's buying smart products. Smart phones, smart watches, with smart glasses on the way. So what about smart guns?

Smart Guns? They Hate 'em!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 07.10.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Here's the gun the "gun rights" folks don't want you to have......

Dealer Backs Down On Plan To Sell Smart Gun After Pro-Gun Activists Threaten To Kill Him

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 05.02.2014 | Politics

Maryland gun store owner Andy Raymond reversed his decision to sell the nation’s first smart gun on Thursday after receiving online death threats fr...

Smart Gun Technology Will Save Lives

John Rosenthal | Posted 05.06.2014 | Technology
John Rosenthal

If I can keep my iPhone from being used by strangers, shouldn't I be able to keep my firearm's use private too?

Can 'Smart Guns' Help?

Jared Bernstein | Posted 04.21.2014 | Politics
Jared Bernstein

The idea would be to require chips in weapons that would essentially shut the firearm off in say, schools or movie theaters.

Not Just for the Movies: Bond Smart Gun Would Save Lives

Rep. John F. Tierney | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics
Rep. John F. Tierney

Not only must our national gun laws be strengthened to require background checks for all gun sales and to stop the sale of high-capacity ammunition magazines and military-style assault weapons, among other things, but the guns themselves can and must be made safer by equipping them with personalization technology.

Dem Pushes Measure Inspired By James Bond

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

One Democrat is pushing a gun control measure with some unusual inspiration -- James Bond. Rep. John Tierney (D-Mass.) teamed up with founders of M...

Biden Floats Innovative New Gun Technology

Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics

By JULIE PACE AND ERICA WERNER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden says he's interested in technology that would keep a gu...

Can "Smart" Guns Help Save Lives Of New York Cops?

New York Post | John Doyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In the wake of the tragic death of Officer Omar Edwards at the hands of another cop, the NYPD said the department is looking at new technology to help...