“Police are up in arms over an iPhone case that’s shaped like a gun,” Aaron Smith reports for CNN.
“‘Most kids carry their cell phone in their back pocket, and if someone reaches for it, in my mind they’re reaching for a gun,’ said Al Della Fave, a retired New Jersey state trooper and firearms instructor,” Smith reports. “Della Fave said that if a teenager draws the phone in the presence of a cop ‘the first thing they’re going to see as it’s coming up is the trigger guard and the butt of the gun. This doesn’t seem like a good idea at all to me.'”
“The phone case is sold online by various retailers at prices from about $5 to $49 and comes in several different colors,” Smith reports. “It is not clear who manufactures the case.”
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: Well, it is crystal clear that whoever manufacturers this case is an fscking idiot.
Obviously, do not buy or use this dangerously stupid product. It could easily lead to its users getting quickly and irrevocably introduced to the business end of a real gun.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Edward W.” for the heads up.]