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From: Chad Fernandez <>
Date: Thu Apr 4 16:26:45 2002

Douglas H. Quebbeman wrote:
>>They _are_ incredible. And since we're on the "Stupid Laws and
>>Legislators" kick this week, here's another one. I can't verify it,
>>though. One of Austin's City Councilmen wanted to draft an
>>ordinance against carrying the LED flashlights, as they could
>>be used as a "stunner" in robberies, rapes, etc. The word I got,
>>from a stenographer, was that he was temporarily blinded by one.
>>The one he had in his own hand, that is. He was looking at it in
>>the store, pointed it at his face, and, yes, you guessed it,
>>pushed the button. What a maroon. These are the dolts who get
>>to decide what I can and cannot do.

What's an LED flashlight? Do you mean one of thelaser pointers?

Chad Fernandez
Michigan, USA
Received on Thu Apr 04 2002 - 16:26:45 BST

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