The Debate On TASERS: Should Civilians Have Them?

imgID77909496The following is a guest post.

As heated opinions in politics rise, many people are taking the time to think about firearms and what rules, regulations, and policies should be set for the use and ownership of them. There are arguments for different sides, and everyone has a set of beliefs and morals that help steer their opinion. Some people look at owning a gun as a strict means of protection, while others have found the recreational use of them. Shooting, hunting, and gun shows are just a few ways that people have found a way to enjoy and socialize with their hobby.

However, what people don’t talk about as much is the use of stun guns and TASERS. In most places, these items are free for anyone to purchase without many restrictions. A couple of states have set down rules like the need to obtain a license, or have banned them for civilian purchase entirely. Continue reading

The Drill Down 424: Fingered by the Law (preview)

TDD 424

This week, SpaceX goes to Mars, a new Nintendo console, Comcast buys Dreamworks Animation, killer robots, can the Government force you to unlock your phone?…and much more this week on The Drill Down.

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