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United Kingdom

2 April 1998

Telegraph (UK)

A gun that uses biometrics to shoot only when held by authorised users might provide a solution for the current crisis surrounding the use of handguns. Following [Dunblane, and Jonesboro] in America, legislators and gun clubs have been searching for a way to make guns safer without outlawing their use. The answer could be a tiny biometric chip built into the side of guns to read the user's fingerprint. Previous efforts to make firearms respond only to certain users,... (GunPolicy.org)

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