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Weapons Made With 3-D Printers Could Complicate Gun Control Laws

NPR | Feb. 25, 2013 4:23 p.m.

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Jon Kalish

As digital technology continues to transform the way objects are manufactured, it’s becoming more possible to produce an entire firearm at home. Amateur gunsmiths are now sharing the digital blueprints for making key parts of a gun online on a 3-D printer and one member of Congress has expressed concern about the implications of 3-D printed guns at airports and other public spaces.

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