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Bill to Regulate 3D-Printed Guns Introduced in New York

Posted By Yuka Yoneda On June 13, 2013 @ 1:38 pm In carousel showcase,New York City,News | No Comments

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3D printers have opened up a world of opportunities including one very scary one – the means to fabricate firearms [1]. In order to protect the public against 3D-printed guns, officials in New York recently introduced a new bill [1] calling for regulation of these types of weapons. The legislation also proposes making it illegal for anyone but a licensed gunsmith to produce a firearm using a 3D printer.


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