Smart guns: quotes from heated debate

As debates over the feasibility and effectiveness of “smart guns” continue to grow in frequency and intensity, it is worthwhile to take a backseat for a few minutes and read some noteworthy quotes from these debates. Joni Gommo from Newsmax notes a few of them:

Here are some of the most heated quotes from the smart gun debates:

1. “I don’t know anyone who wants a smart gun,” said Lee Williams, investigative reporter for the Sarasota Herald-Tribune who writes a gun column, as reported by CBS This Morning.

2. “Only you can fire it,” the contact tells the agent. “Less of a random killing machine. More of a personal statement,” reports the Daily News.

3. Eric Holder said smart guns would allow citizens to “have the ability to enjoy their Second Amendment rights, but at the same time decreasing the misuse of weapons …” according to

4. “Many guns are bought and sold on the secondary market without background checks, and that kind of sale would be inhibited with fingerprinting-safety technologies in guns,” gun policy expert, Robert J. Spitzer tells Nick Bilton of The New York Times, as reported by Business Insider.

Read the rest of the quotes at Newsmax.