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

Photogallery Americans Celebrate Thanksgiving With Feasts, Festivities

Holiday traditions include turkey dinners, 'turkey trots,' American-style football and New York parade with giant balloons More

Video For Obama, Ferguson Violence is a Personal Issue

With two years left in term, analysts say, president has less to lose by taking conversation on race further More

Video Italian Espresso Expands Into Space

When Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti headed for the ISS, her countrymen worried how she would survive six months drinking only instant coffee More