Gun violence takes many forms so solutions to the problems don’t lend themselves to “one size-fits-all” remedies. Here is our list of the top ten priorities for attacking the gun violence problem.
- Smart Guns
Smart gun technologies, in which Smart guns, or personalized guns, are designed to be useless unless unlocked by radio signal or a biometric authenticator such as voice activation, fingerprints, or a retina scan could help prevent gun deaths in many important ways including:
- The hundreds of thousands of guns stolen every year could be rendered harmless.
- Gun accidents in the home could be reduced, especially among children.
- Suicidal teenagers would be prevented from appropriating their parents’ guns.
The term smart gun has been trademarked by the gun manufacturer Mossberg.
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