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Sen. Charles Schumer announces support for legislation to make 3D printed guns illegal, May 5, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Website Removes Instructions For Making Untraceable, 3D-Printed Plastic Gun

The gun was unveiled this week by Cody Wilson, a 25-year-old law school student in Texas, who was dubbed one of the 15 most dangerous people in the world.

05/10/2013

Sen. Charles Schumer announces support for legislation to make 3D printed guns illegal, May 5, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

CBS 2 Investigation: Untraceable 3D-Printed Guns Spark Major Fears

Three-dimensional printing is touted as the future – it has already been used to make jewelry, toys, and even medical devices.

05/06/2013

Sen. Charles Schumer announces support for legislation to make 3D printed guns illegal, May 5, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Schumer Announces Support For Measure To Make 3D Printed Guns Illegal

The 3D technology allows the user to input a a digital blueprint that is then produced in three dimensions in hard molded plastic.

05/05/2013

'HaveBlue,' reportedly engineer Michael Guslick, posted this image a gun he printed the key components for on his blog. (credit: haveblue.org)

Man Claims To Have Made Functional Assault Rifle Using 3-D Printer

The AR-15 is the same kind of rifle James Holmes is alleged to have used to carry out the worst mass shooting in U.S. history during a showing of “The Dark Knight Rises” in Aurora, Colo.

08/01/2012