Ban The Inanimate Object, Don’t Punish The Idiot

Australia state bans laser pointers after attacks

SYDNEY (Reuters) – A major Australian state has banned laser pointers after a spate of incidents in which aircraft pilots have been temporarily blinded, the government said on Monday.
High-powered hand lasers, including so-called “star pointers” used by astronomers, would be listed as prohibited weapons in New South Wales state with jail terms of up to 14 years for anyone carrying them without a permit.

Obviously laser pointers are just too dangerous for ordinary people to have…

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