Biometric gun trigger locks...a middle ground solution?

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    No one? Really?

    Are we truly going to just skip straight to drastic measures of banning things rather than trying options that would not infringe on rights first?
     
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    There are hundreds of thousands of guns on the streets. No ban will ever remove them. Any ban would only remove guns from legal owners.

    Biometrics could prevent stolen weapons from being used and if put on every weapon sold in the future would mean that only the old guns in the hands of criminals could achieve something like this in the future. And since a ban wouldn't remove those guns to begin with isn't this the sensible step?
     
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    The next questions should be:
    1) How feasible is it to force existing gun owners to install said locks.
    2) Who pays for it?
     
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    cut off the finger of the owner
     
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    You can't cover everything no matter what we end up doing. There is no perfect solution.
     
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    That was my first thought when i heard of Cars with the same
     
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    people will cut off the fingers of the owner to get access
     
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    we were discussing this earlier...a thumbprint lock that wouldnt allow anyone but the thumb print owner to remover the safety.....cost? to save a child's life? look if you can afford a bushmaster you can afford the extra cost of the lock
     
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    Keep in mind, I am just thinking out loud here, as I do not know what the answer is. The question may become is it cheaper to outlaw the guns than to enforce a biometric trigger law.
     

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