[Content Note: Guns.]

The first working gun successfully made with a 3-D printer was fired in Texas over the weekend.
Defense Distributed, an Austin, Texas-based company led by 24-year-old law student Cody Wilson and several others that market 3D printed firearms and firearm components, or "Wiki Weapons," on Thursday posted a new video online showing a plastic gun being fired. A blueprint file is expected to be available for download today.

"I recognize that this tool might be used to harm people," Wilson said, according to Fox News. "That's what it is -- it's a gun. But I don't think that's a reason to not put it out there. I think that liberty in the end is a better interest."

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) called the development "stomach-turning" on Sunday, according to CNYcentral, saying it means anyone "can open a gun factory in their garage."
Terrific. The gun is called "The Liberator," obviously. Because all the privileged people who have access to 3-D printers are super fucking oppressed and shit.

If there is a better indicator of undiluted privilege than a casual shrug at prioritizing your liberty over other people's safety—and failing to understand, or care, that undermining other people's safety is denying their liberty—I don't know what it is.

Indifference to harm isn't the habit of liberators; it's the habit of oppressors.

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