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The Liberator – a 3D Printed Plastic Handgun
Gun News, Gun Safety

The Liberator – a 3D Printed Plastic Handgun

Cody Wilson (our hero) seems really determined to stir up the hornet’s nest that is our country’s firearm legislation. The 25-year-old intends to release blueprints for the first entirely 3D-printable handgun called “the Liberator” sometime this week. Forbes was given an exclusive preview of the gun creation process, including 16 pieces of the weapon printed in ABS…

Obama Fights the Filibuster
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Obama Fights the Filibuster

President Barak Obama’s campaigning for the federal government to adopt stricter gun laws is meeting some resistance from a group of Republican Senators who are trying to do something that might make it much more difficult to introduce a new gun law. Namely, Republican Senator from Utah, Mike Lee, along with Texas Senator Ted Cruz…

Texas Students Divided on the Gun Safety Issue
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Texas Students Divided on the Gun Safety Issue

It is yet to be seen whether concealed carry will see the light of day on campus, as a recent poll found that more South Texas College students are against concealed handguns on campus that support the concept. For the last two sessions, Texas lawmakers have drawn the bills that would allow packing heat on college or university campuses.The two…

Public weapon possession in Illinois
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Public weapon possession in Illinois

Even though the state of Illinois has only a month or so before they will be forced by a federal court order to allow public possession of firearms, the state’s Governor, Patt Quinn is not giving up on the idea that such permissions should be given out on a city level instead of being statewide….

Gun Safety: Bulletproofing the Schools
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Gun Safety: Bulletproofing the Schools

It sounds almost surreal, but the idea of bulletproof rucksacks for school kids has already matured in many a parent’s and teacher’s head.  Probably the most concrete evidence of this is appearing in Aurora, Colorado, where 5-year olds are starting to wear them. “If you put it on her back, it almost covers her whole…

Printable guns around the corner?
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Printable guns around the corner?

If you are interested in being to print firearms from the comfort of your own home, then this ought to tickle your fancy. Defense Distributed’s Wiki Weapon project is nearing its crowning achievement, creating a fully functional 3D-printed gun and sharing the design files online in public domain. The founder of Defense Distributed, Cody Wilson…

Gun Safety: Small Victory
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Gun Safety: Small Victory

Aside from overruling the bipartisan compromise plan on background checks for would-be gun owners, U.S. Senators voted against an amendment that would have given gun owners the right to carry concealed weapons across state lines. The amendment was drawn up by Republican Senator John Cornyn of Texas, who announced it last week as hos offer…

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  1. "Interesting weapon---a second chamber and barrel with a 410 shell would be excellent." A second chamber and barrel, mounted in…

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