Alyssa Milano: 3-D gun tech is ‘downloadable death’
By Chris Eger
Milano, a member of the NoRA group whose aim it is to protest the National Rifle Association along with the gun industry, has dedicated time this week to condemning 3-D printed gun technology. (Photo: Alyssa Milano/Twitter)
The former “My Name is Earl” actress and current gun control activist denounced the increased availability of 3-D printed gun files this week.
In an opinion piece for CNN entitled, “A 3D printed gun is downloadable death” and a follow-up Anderson Cooper interview, Milano argued that public safety is at risk due to the recent settlement with Cody Wilson’s Defense Distributed Group in which the federal government granted an exception in State Department arms control regulations to allow the files to go live to a broader audience.
“It is not hyperbole to say that this could mean the end of our ability to have meaningful gun violence prevention in America,” said Milano, who recently joined a group called NoRA whose aim it is to protest the National Rifle Association along with the gun industry.
Holding that 3D printers capable of producing a firearm could be purchased for $1,000 and Wilson’s Liberator single-shot handgun printed for as little as $25 worth of plastic, the 46-year-old actress painted a picture