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    Arthritis? Carpal-tunnel syndrome?
    A hand injury? If so, a New Jersey company claims it has invented a firearm just for you and that it has received federal approval to market the 9-mm handgun as a "medical device," perhaps even with its cost reimbursable to seniors by Medicare.
    Matthew Carmel, president of Constitution Arms in Maplewood, N.J., says the Palm Pistol is designed to be fired by people who have disabling conditions that prevent them from holding a normal handgun and pulling the trigger.
    "It's something that they need to assist them in daily living," Carmel, who hopes to manufacture the device, told New Scientist. Currently the Palm Pistol is just at the patent stage.
    "The justification for this would be no more or less for a walker or wheelchair, or any number of things that are medical devices," he said.
    Carmel expects the handgun to become available in 2010. He estimates it will sell for approximately $300. "I've been getting a lot of calls," he said.

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    Can't wait to see airport security melt down over this medical device.

    I think it is great that 2A has joined the ranks of smoking industry.
    Government funds, and government condemns at the same time.

    Now the best part is when grandpa gets arrested, and they have to give hime
    his gun in jail since you can't withhold medical treatment, and he has a prescription.

    Would the doctors prescription override the states mandated licences?
    What a way to carry in Kalifornia, medical gun in left pocket, medical joint in the right.

    How many refills fo you get per doctors visit?
    Gotta protect the medication with more medicine. :what:


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    Dang, maybe I can get my doctor to write me a prescrip for my pistol? This patient needs his pistol all the time because he's allergic to being a victim.
    ‘‘Laws that forbid the carrying of arms... disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes... Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man.’’ Thomas Jefferson

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    KansasMustang wrote:
    Dang, maybe I can get my doctor to write me a prescrip for my pistol? This patient needs his pistol all the time because he's allergic to being a victim.
    Some medical samples of those hard to swallow DXPs would be nice too.

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    How about a full auto version for those people who are leagally blind. Just spray in the threatening direction.

    Just don't inhale.

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    Could your local gun dealer be listed as your primary care physician?

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    is there a $20 co-pay each time I need a refill on the Rounds? :quirky

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    Just don't mistake it for an asthma inhaler...

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    The website says it will have an optional picatinny rail for mounting accessories. WTF???

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    nova wrote:
    The website says it will have an optional picatinny rail for mounting accessories. WTF???
    lol I hope the laser sight really helps with the follow-up shots.

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    LOL! I wonder what the Washington Medical Quality Assurance Board would do if I actually wrote a scrip for one. :what:
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    You can classify it as medical equipment if you want, but if it doesn't have some sort of child protective device or is liable to easy accidental discharge, it won't survive the first liability lawsuit. Sorry folks, but that's just how it see it. A novel idea with great big liability concerns.

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