USA

    Homemade Gun Technology Vexes Effort to Control Weaponsi
    X
    January 17, 2013 12:20 PM
    As lawmakers seek to curb gun violence in the United States, they may need to address technological advances in how firearms can be made. In recent years, there has been a great increase in the use of 3-D printers that produce plastic forms, including gun parts. As VOA's Greg Flakus reports from Austin, Texas, some political activists are promoting homemade firearms as a way around legal constraints.

    Homemade Gun Technology Vexes Effort to Control Weapons

    Published January 17, 2013

    As lawmakers seek to curb gun violence in the United States, they may need to address technological advances in how firearms can be made. In recent years, there has been a great increase in the use of 3-D printers that produce plastic forms, including gun parts. As VOA's Greg Flakus reports from Austin, Texas, some political activists are promoting homemade firearms as a way around legal constraints.


    You May Like

    US-Russia Tensions Complicate Syria War

    With a shared enemy and opposing allies, Russia and the US are working to avoid confrontation

    Video Re-opening Old Wounds in Beirut's Bullet-riddled Yellow House

    Built in neo-Ottoman style in 1920s, it is set to be re-opened in Sept. as ‘memory museum’ - bullet-riddled walls and bunkered positions overlooking city’s notorious ‘Green Line’ maintained for posterity

    Cambodian-Americans Lobby for Human Rights Resolution

    Resolution condemns all forms of political violence in Cambodia, urges Cambodian government to end human rights violations, calls for respect of press freedom