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Mandate GPS disabled firearms to prevent school shootings

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Shireesh Apte
Shireesh Apte May 31, 2022
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Only firearms with GPS locking mechanisms should be legal. All guns would be disabled in GPS locations such as schools, colleges, or malls.
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To stop the school shootings.
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Disable firearms (except those carried by law enforcement) when the firearm is in a GPS location identified as a school or college. This would need a GPS receiving chip with an algorithm that would disable the trigger (say) using a solenoid switch? if the GPS location of the firearm was within the coordinates specified as a school or college. I know that the execution of this idea is extremely complicated; but given the lack of political will to outright ban firearms or at least institute background checks, we have no recourse but to rely on technology.
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J. Nikola
J. Nikola23 days ago
The idea is great. I am really interested in the system and how this GPS-activated chip would block the trigger. Also, you would have to make an exception for the police and security services, right? That could be a potential weak spot of the system.
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Darko Savic
Darko Savica month ago
A good idea. Terrorists would probably find ways of spoofing the GPS and making the firearm detect a fake location.
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Miloš Stanković
Miloš Stankovića month ago
It's a great idea. But the issue is that for the last incident police stood outside for a really long time and then again you had people arguing that if more "good guys" with guns were there, they could've stopped the shooter earlier. So their guns would be blocked too. It reverts back to the political talk. Lobbying.
After one of the shootings, I had an (already realized) idea of fingerprint-secured guns, only able to be shot by the owner, so there couldn't be stealing of the weapons from parents. Yet they are for some reason not in mass production at all. Or close to it, from my research.
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Shireesh Apte
Shireesh Aptea month ago
Miloš Stanković But in Uvalde, the gun owner was the 18 year old. Does an anti-NRA lobby exist? This lobby can pay the politicians more than the NRA. Sad state of affairs that we can implicitly buy and sell politicians votes.
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