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Should a 3D-Printed Gun Be on Display in a London Museum of Art?

Rodrigo Mejia

Cody Wilson's Liberator looks like an awkward spray bottle, but it's also a functional .380 caliber pistol and the first firearm to be cheaply produced by a 3D printer. The release of the weapon's CAD files quickly drew criticism, condemnation, and over 100,000 downloads. Now, two copies of the gun are headed to London's Victoria & Albert museum of art as part of their "contemporary design projects." But should the gun be in a museum of art? Why or why not? Tell us what you think.

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