This one is all about this:
What, you might ask, is THAT? Well... it's a "Silence Gun." It can render someone at whom it is aimed - SILENT! Incapable of speech. Mute. Dumb. AAARGH!!!!!
The possibility of misuse by any particular government and/or political party and/or potential (or current) dictator is FRIGHTENING!
Read about it here - and then let me know what you think. Does it scare the bejeesus out of you, too?