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Old 08-03-2008, 09:44 PM
 
Location: Texas
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Criminals who use firearms may find it much harder to evade justice in future, thanks to an ingenious new bullet tagging technology developed in the UK.
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Old 08-03-2008, 11:39 PM
 
Location: Somewhere in northern Alabama
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It isn't new technology and it doesn't work. Tagging has been around for a while. Ammo get sold and re-sold. Contamination happens. Besides, the gun laws in the U.K. are already so strict that few law abiding citizens even have rifles. Think about it. The chances of a criminal waltzing down to the local gun shop, plopping down money, and then using the ammo to commit a crime are next to zero. He'll nick the ammo, and the bobbies will arrest some burlgarized state approved gun owning smeghead before he realizes his ammo has gone missing.
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Old 08-04-2008, 08:30 PM
 
Location: Not far from Fairbanks, AK
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It isn't new technology and it doesn't work. Tagging has been around for a while. Ammo get sold and re-sold. Contamination happens. Besides, the gun laws in the U.K. are already so strict that few law abiding citizens even have rifles. Think about it. The chances of a criminal waltzing down to the local gun shop, plopping down money, and then using the ammo to commit a crime are next to zero. He'll nick the ammo, and the bobbies will arrest some burlgarized state approved gun owning smeghead before he realizes his ammo has gone missing.
Agree with you. Also, where no guns are allowed, people still kill others with poisons, knives, and even wooden sticks. Just look at Canada where someone killed and then cut the head off from a passenger in a bus. Should one of the passengers, or the bus driver, been armed, the criminal would have been toast.
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