This smart gun could save lives

January 29, 2014

New technology could prevent a gun from firing unless it is being held by its owner


This smart gun could save lives

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives reports that nearly 200,000 guns are stolen in the U.S. every year. There's a push in Silicon Valley to create technology that will make it impossible to fire stolen firearms. Jacob Ward reports.


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