Time for laser pen ban
There seems no good reason for children to have laser pens in their possession.
Yet the potentially dangerous items – some would say, weapons – are freely available.
Tales of pilots being momentarily blinded by them have become commonplace, but to target a military aeroplane, as happened in the skies over Perth, is sheer recklessness.
The UK Government has taken evidence on a possible ban. The case has surely been made.