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Microstamping's place in guns

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Imagine a world where when a bullet is fired, authorities have the ability to trace it back to the exact gun it came from just by looking at the casing of the spent ammo.

If you were thinking of some “Blade Runner” or “Minority Report” type scenario, you were wrong. This type of technology, while seemingly a science fiction plot point, is actually a reality that could happen to bullets in this country — that is if politics will just get out of the way.
The process of marking bullets to which they are traceable to the gun they were shot from is called microstamping, and as a sensible, well-rounded adult, I would like to think that is something we could all agree was a great thing.

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