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Interview: U.T. Law Student Fires First 3D-Printed Gun

Filipa Rodrigues, KUT News
Cody Wilson succesfully test fired a mostly plastic gun created with a 3D printer.

 A University of Texas law student has become the first person to fire a bullet from a gun made with a 3D printer. Forbes reporter Andy Greenberg recorded a video of the test shooting, then wrote about it. 

Cody Wilson says he did it partly to make a political point about gun control.

“Especially at a time when all these actors on the Hill are pretending that we can control firearms and we can better regulate them. I’m seeing a future, a vision of the future where that’s not really possible," he told KUT News. 

Listen to our interview with Wilson by clicking the player above. 

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