Yes they use them on the pistol range at Friendship.
Others that look like Flash Gordon's ray gun have also been used.
I have always objected to them, including those converted from Mod. 1911s.
But, I kept quiet. It is hard to stop a tsunami by flailing your hands.
I think it is a bad thing and I didn't get over it.
I don't participate in 'traditional' activities to see others going space age.
BTW, my response to Pahoo is by PM.