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Comment Re:Just like seat belts in cars... (Score 1) 584

Most of the mechanisms proposed don't depend on fingerprints, but upon possession of a short range radio bracelet, so the sweat issue is moot. But generally speaking I don't want panicky civilians firing guns in any case. The correct default state of a firearm is "unavailable." I'm prepared to make exceptions for people who are professionally trained and STAY in training.

Comment Re:The Religious Right will have your head on a pl (Score 2) 470

None of what you say say changes the fact that the Religious Right is vehemently opposed to teaching critical thinking and is using their political power to ensure that it is not taught in schools. Democrats may read tea leaves, but they don't insist that reading tea leaves be part of the science curriculum.

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