Friday, January 24, 2014

The war on the Second Amendment

It never stops:
A new gun law proponents say helps law enforcement has driven Smith & Wesson and Sturm Ruger out of California, and affirmed the suspicions of firearms rights advocates that the measure is really about making handguns obsolete.

The two companies have announced they will stop selling their wares in the nation's most populous state rather than try to comply with a law that requires some handguns to have technology that imprints a tiny stamp on the bullet so it can be traced back to the gun. The companies, and many gun enthusiasts, say so-called "microstamping" technology is unworkable in its present form and can actually impair a gun's performance.
The reason for this, of course, is because in California, the only people who can be trusted to carry weapons are the police.

1 comment:

Jon Ford said...

If CA were serious about the microstamping it would make that mandatory for law enforcement weapons too and have the LEOs lead the way! Hmmm, so the weapon is less reliable... let's start in LA, I'm sure that will end well...