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From: Dave McGuire <>
Date: Thu Apr 4 16:56:03 2002

On April 4, Chad Fernandez 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?

  No, an LED flashlight. ;) See


Dave McGuire                    "I thought it would go quickly,
St. Petersburg, FL                 that rubberized bottom..." -Sridhar
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