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Do 3D Printers Make Prohibitions Impossible?

An American gunsmith has become the first person to construct and shoot a pistol partly made out of plastic, 3D-printed parts. The creator, user HaveBlue from the AR-15 forum, has reportedly fired 200 rounds with his part-plastic pistol without any sign of wear and tear.

http://reason.com/blog/2012/07/30/do-3d-printers-make-prohib...



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"The more you tighten your

"The more you tighten your grip, Tarkin, the more star systems will slip through your fingers."

3D printers

... are just begging to be regulated. Just wait until they get cheaper and more widely used; they'll be crippled by government-imposed software and material limitations "for public safety".

Not if they prohibit 3D printers!

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