Antigunners at the Daily News are getting an erection over this:
“College students in Brooklyn are about do to something the National Rifle Association has refused to — build a smart gun …
NRA is not a manufacturer.
Eric knows a lot about gun safety.
“… “The NYPD’s range officers will help work out the kinks,” said Adams, who thought of the idea after the murders of Police Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos in 2014. “We want to do something the NRA has prevented gun manufacturers from doing.” …”
The NYPD has yet to work out the kinks with regular guns.
“… Adams turned to borough colleges — the Polytechnic Institute of New York University, Pratt University and New York City College of Technology among them — to work on the project. The one with the best proposal gets $1 million from Adams’ budget to advance the program …”
“… The plan already has been blessed by City Hall. “The city is proud to take the lead in anti-gun violence strategies, and looks forward to testing out this new gun technology,” a spokeswoman said. The NRA didn’t respond to requests for comment.”
They were too busy laughing.