Lasers have very legitimate applictions for Swat teams under limited circumstances. I wouldn't have one on one of my weapons even as a gift. Just my $.02
I didn't fight to defend your freedom so you could vote to take away mine.
"A man who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.
John Stuart Mill."