60 Minutes: Pentagon’s ray gun tested on mock protesters

By David Edwards
Monday, June 2, 2008 7:10 EDT
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CBS News’ David Martin reports that the Pentagon’s Active Denial System is basically a ray gun that’s perfect for crowd control. This non-lethal weapon could help eliminate the deaths incurred while trying to control crowds, especially in Iraq. But it’s not in Iraq yet.

This video is from CBS’s 60 Minutes, broadcast June 1, 2008.

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David Edwards
David Edwards
David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
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