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Holder: We Want to Explore Gun Tracking Bracelets
Free Beacon ^ | April 7, 2014 1:21 pm | Elizabeth Harrington

Posted on 04/07/2014 1:49:40 PM PDT by Red Steel

DOJ requesting $2 million for ‘Gun Safety Technology’ grants

Attorney General Eric Holder said on Friday that gun tracking bracelets are something the Justice Department (DOJ) wants to “explore” as part of its gun control efforts.

When discussing gun violence prevention programs within the DOJ, Holder told a House appropriations subcommittee that his agency is looking into technological innovations.

“I think that one of the things that we learned when we were trying to get passed those common sense reforms last year, Vice President Biden and I had a meeting with a group of technology people and we talked about how guns can be made more safe,” he said.

“By making them either through finger print identification, the gun talks to a bracelet or something that you might wear, how guns can be used only by the person who is lawfully in possession of the weapon.”

“It’s those kinds of things that I think we want to try to explore so that we can make sure that people have the ability to enjoy their Second Amendment rights, but at the same time decreasing the misuse of weapons that lead to the kinds of things that we see on a daily basis,” Holder said.

The Justice Department has requested $382.1 million in increased spending for its fiscal year 2014 budget for “gun safety.”

Included in the proposal is $2 million for “Gun Safety Technology” grants, which would award prizes for technologies that are “proven to be reliable and effective.”

President Barack Obama’s budget proposal also calls for $1.1 billion to “protect Americans from gun violence—including $182 million to support the president’s ‘Now is the Time’ gun safety initiative.”

A recent innovation allows a gun owner to only unlock a safe with a fingerprint scan and an “RFID-equipped bracelet.”

Others have suggested manufacturing GPS tracking and RFID chips into every gun. RFID chips transmit location data and are used by law enforcement agencies to send automatic alerts if a weapon moves away from the tracker, indicating that the gun is lost or stolen.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News
KEYWORDS: banglist; communist; doj; ericholder; guncontrol; holderoutofcontrol; removeholder; rfid; secondamendment; tracking; trackingbracelets
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1 posted on 04/07/2014 1:49:40 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: Red Steel

American People: the only thing that needs to be traced is Holder and his boss.


2 posted on 04/07/2014 1:51:01 PM PDT by PapaNew
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To: Red Steel

American People: the only thing that needs to be tracked is Holder and his boss.


3 posted on 04/07/2014 1:51:33 PM PDT by PapaNew
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To: Red Steel

The short Youtube vid. of Holder stating you should be fingerprinted and wear bracelet. Enjoy!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1E3bnUGkua8


4 posted on 04/07/2014 1:52:32 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: PapaNew

Before all is said and done the truth may come out, and then those two will end up in “bracelets” of their own.


5 posted on 04/07/2014 1:52:59 PM PDT by Trod Upon (Every penny given to film and TV media companies goes right into enemy coffers. Starve them out!)
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To: PapaNew

Sounds great!
How can I argue with “common sense”.
Put it on all police and DHS guns.
Go ahead, I’m waiting.


6 posted on 04/07/2014 1:53:10 PM PDT by thorvaldr
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To: Red Steel

I am not sure who wrote their playbook but they really stick to it.

They propose the most draconian controls one could think of and always add “common sense” to it’s description.


7 posted on 04/07/2014 1:53:53 PM PDT by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: Red Steel

ATF will be exempt....cough...cough...


8 posted on 04/07/2014 1:54:18 PM PDT by DCBryan1 (No realli, moose bytes can be quite nasti!!)
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To: Red Steel

They already track keyboards and stuff


9 posted on 04/07/2014 1:54:24 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Red Steel

I have a Tyrant Tracking Bracelet he can try out.....


10 posted on 04/07/2014 1:54:39 PM PDT by G Larry (There's the Beef!)
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To: Red Steel

What happens to “conceal carry” when you are displaying a bracelet?

Isn’t this another case of socialists imagining a technology into being? Like competitive Wind & Solar power? Electric cars that have a range longer than 1 hour? Cars that magically will get 70 MPG because the feds say so?

Putting electronics into a firearm is bound to make that firearm less reliable, and drive up the value of pre-electronic firearms.


11 posted on 04/07/2014 1:55:28 PM PDT by Tallguy
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To: Red Steel

Next will be stars on our shirts...


12 posted on 04/07/2014 1:56:38 PM PDT by alice_in_bubbaland (When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes mandatory ... Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Red Steel

Let me guess. Holder wants to use these Gun Tracking Bracelets to reduce crime in cities like Chicago and prevent young black teens from killing each other en masse.

Whoo Wee. I crack myself up! I really do. (Picking myself up off the floor after rofl)

Truth is; Holder will require these for us dangerous Tea Party Creepy Ass Crackers.


13 posted on 04/07/2014 1:57:04 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Red Steel

From 1995 Holder approves of...

Eric Holder “We Must Brainwash People Against Guns”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rY-HdiR5a0g


14 posted on 04/07/2014 1:57:14 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: Red Steel

FU in the Anus.

Never Happen...


15 posted on 04/07/2014 1:57:32 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: yarddog
I am not sure who wrote their playbook but they really stick to it.

CPUSA, back in the days of Feliks Dzherzhinsky. They're like cyborgs, they never stop. Looks like it'll take another world war, this one with nuclear weapons, to stop them at last. We never went in there after 1991 and sorted them out the way we did the Nazis. (There was an 18-month guerrilla war, after the German surrender, with SS "Werewolf" forces that sometimes reached armored-regiment levels. The "Werewolf" formations were either wiped out or dispersed by the Third Army and the Red Army. They were mostly in Bavaria.

16 posted on 04/07/2014 1:58:35 PM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: Red Steel
Hey Eric, Explore this.

What a dingbat idea.

17 posted on 04/07/2014 2:00:40 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and is not afraid of the unlawful.)
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To: Red Steel

Holder: We Want to Explore ATF Gun Tracking Bracelets in Mexico


18 posted on 04/07/2014 2:00:55 PM PDT by bunkerhill7 ("The Second Amendment has no limits on firepower"-NY State Senator Kathleen A. Marchione.")
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To: Red Steel
[Art.] Others have suggested manufacturing GPS tracking and RFID chips into every gun. RFID chips transmit location data and are used by law enforcement agencies to send automatic alerts if a weapon moves away from the tracker, indicating that the gun is lost or stolen.

And so the ATF can send out a signal to disable the weapon, while its raid troops swoop down on the guy and murder him for "resisting arrest". Yeah, yeah, we get it, Barky .... Valerie .... Eric .... and the rest of you Commie scum.

19 posted on 04/07/2014 2:01:17 PM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: Red Steel

We need to be exploring politician tracking bracelets...who knows, maybe even neckties!


21 posted on 04/07/2014 2:04:42 PM PDT by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: Red Steel

Why don’t we try some old fashion criminal control instead?


22 posted on 04/07/2014 2:04:54 PM PDT by umgud
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To: Red Steel

Require it for all law enforcement.


23 posted on 04/07/2014 2:05:09 PM PDT by Repeal The 17th (We have met the enemy and he is us.)
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To: Red Steel
I want to explore government bureaucrat tracking bracelets.
24 posted on 04/07/2014 2:06:33 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("A man who damns money obtained it dishonorably; a man who respects it has earned it." --Ayn Rand)
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To: Red Steel

Figure out hot to get government agents and criminals to wear them before you even think of imposing something like this on the rest of us.


25 posted on 04/07/2014 2:07:09 PM PDT by Dead Corpse (Tre Norner eg ber, binde til rota...)
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To: Red Steel

i think this should be used on all govt folks carrying guns.

let’s test it on them first. see how they like it.


26 posted on 04/07/2014 2:07:25 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: wastoute
I like the necktie idea!
27 posted on 04/07/2014 2:07:27 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("A man who damns money obtained it dishonorably; a man who respects it has earned it." --Ayn Rand)
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To: Red Steel

Yeah, issue me a bracelet. I will put it on my dog, and you can track her. That will be fun.


28 posted on 04/07/2014 2:07:42 PM PDT by Vermont Lt (If you want to keep your dignity, you can keep it. Period........ Just kidding, you can't keep it.)
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To: Red Steel
Holder and all his cronies in Fedzilla are welcome to try that crap if they like ...

Me???

I'll stick with simple, low-tech weapons that just work.

29 posted on 04/07/2014 2:08:00 PM PDT by NorthMountain
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Yawohl! You vill now vear a bracelet to fire zee gun. Ve vill control zee bracelet!


30 posted on 04/07/2014 2:08:58 PM PDT by sauropod (Fat Bottomed Girl: "What difference, at this point, does it make?")
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To: umgud

“..Why don’t we try some old fashion criminal control instead?...”

uhmmmm...IF we did that, then most of DC would be empty. The WH & Congress would be barren for sure. The alphabet agencies would mostly also look empty.


31 posted on 04/07/2014 2:09:04 PM PDT by lgjhn23 (It's easy to be liberal when you're dumber than a box of rocks.)
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To: Red Steel

Instead of a bracelet, how about a necklace, Eric? A worn out Firestone, some heavy fuel oil and a match....


32 posted on 04/07/2014 2:09:43 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Don't give up! The liberals are buggering and aborting themselves into extinction.)
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To: Red Steel

Did they make sure the fast and furious guns has this technology? That way guns would only be in the hands of the drug cartels and couldn’t accidentally be used by citizens to defend themselves.


33 posted on 04/07/2014 2:10:00 PM PDT by Idaho_Cowboy (Ride for the Brand. Joshua 24:15)
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To: Red Steel

Why not necklaces?

Rings would probably be less intrusive and look less gay.

It’s all stupid anyway, and will probably take all of two hours for some 12 year old to hack, or find a workaround that will make it meaningless.


34 posted on 04/07/2014 2:10:22 PM PDT by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: Red Steel

I would like to see them all in bracelettes, and orange jump suits!


35 posted on 04/07/2014 2:11:35 PM PDT by ronnie raygun
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To: Red Steel
Try theses bracelets on for size, Mr. Dept of JustUs ...
36 posted on 04/07/2014 2:12:39 PM PDT by shove_it (my real nickname is Otter)
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To: Trod Upon

Yes, all of us should have monitors on our TV’s that can track those characters wherever we want. HA!


37 posted on 04/07/2014 2:13:15 PM PDT by PapaNew
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To: Red Steel
"common sense reforms" Kiss my ass! photo: Kiss my ass hugechimpbutt.jpg
38 posted on 04/07/2014 2:13:51 PM PDT by tumblindice (Are all Democrats inveterate, habitual liar)
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To: Red Steel

No thanks.

I’d rather not have petty tyrants tracking me everywhere I go.


39 posted on 04/07/2014 2:13:55 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Red Steel

Does he think we are so stupid as to believe that this will take the guns out of the criminals’ hands?


40 posted on 04/07/2014 2:14:31 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: thorvaldr

Of course they will exempt the JBTs from having “smart gun” technology.


41 posted on 04/07/2014 2:16:28 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Red Steel

In case any manufacturer or dealer is unsure: I will permanently boycott any business involved in inflicting this on decent Americans.

I wouldn’t object to the voluntary purchase if it stayed voluntary, but this will be (and in some states already has been) mandated for all gun owners, and I doubt that there are more than a few hundred people who actually want this out of over 100 million gun owners - it’s almost exclusively anti-gun thugs who want to inflict this requirement on people they despise. What real gun owner wants a firearm that is less reliable?


42 posted on 04/07/2014 2:16:51 PM PDT by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: Red Steel
H0lder, you are a 'Tard.

Just go into the 'hood and disarm the criminals.

(After you, personally, go into Mexico and recover ALL of the F&F "transfers".)

43 posted on 04/07/2014 2:19:11 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: KoRn
"Why not necklaces?"

Chasity Belts.

44 posted on 04/07/2014 2:20:30 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Red Steel

Bracelets? Doesn’t he mean handcuffs?


45 posted on 04/07/2014 2:21:09 PM PDT by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: Red Steel

How about illegal alien tracking bracelets?


46 posted on 04/07/2014 2:22:20 PM PDT by GunsareOK
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To: Red Steel

I want to explore 24/7 DOJ tracking bracelets.


47 posted on 04/07/2014 2:22:37 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

You know what ? If all bets are off the table, and they are breaking the contract - Then I want to “explore” some stuff too.


48 posted on 04/07/2014 2:26:24 PM PDT by Celerity
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To: Red Steel

Yeh, Eric thats going to happen. Not!


49 posted on 04/07/2014 2:26:49 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Celerity

damn straight.


50 posted on 04/07/2014 2:27:58 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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