if you think this is about prisoners, you’re naive. this is about crowd control. “The right of the people to peacabley assemble shall not be infringed.”
“To avoid shining at a human target for longer than necessary or intended, the device only fires for a few seconds for each trigger press; to resume firing, the trigger must be released and depressed again, Osborne explained.”
I want one that’s full auto.
Why waste the money, just use lead bullets!
Working towards fully automated prisons? Push-button control from within a sealed security booth?
Does this mean no more waterboarding?
Nobody actually believes that this will be used on prisoners. It will be another so called non-lethal tool like the taser for police to have. After all, NOBODY ever died from a taser, did they?
I want one for the neighborhood teenagers!
I agree—WHY NOT? And I add this ought be fully tested by using in on the US Congress when they are debating some commie program of the 0-zap every one of them -that way when they call it cruel and unusual punishment or vote to ban it from
use they will at least know what they are talking about.
What’s wrong with real guns?
I suppose the author would prefer that one of them get shanked in the fight?
That being said, we all know that eventually one of these guys will get paroled and some quack will certify that he has nerve damage that will be blamed on the ray, and they will become multi-millionaires at the expense of the taxpayers and Raytheon.