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  •  The proposed legislation is a double edged sword (14+ / 0-)

    How many times has legislation been passed to protect the people been turned around to control the people?

    The List of States Considering UAS (‘Drone’) Legisalation Grows

    Texas and Idaho join the growing list of a dozen states considering state laws aimed at legislating the use of unmanned aircraft systems (‘Drones’). The number of states either developing or actively pursuing UAS legislation includes…

    California, Florida, Idaho, Maine, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas and Virginia
    ...
    In order to react as quickly as possible we need your help in making us aware and keeping us informed. The AMA (Academy of Model Aeronautics) is asking its members to remain vigilant about any potential legislation you may become aware of in your state and local area, and report this to AMA’s Government Relations Team.

    Working together we can ensure that model aviation will remain safe from possibly well-intentioned but poorly written legislation. Any information that you believe would be helpful should be emailed to the AMA Government Relations Team at amagov@modelaircraft.org .

    One nutball (or even false flag operation) using a hobby type drone to carry a pound of explosives and successfully crash it into some "sensitive" target would change everything in a minute. Inexpensive, readily available hobby drones are going to make asymmetric warfare much more "interesting" in the future.

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