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Director Rick Mathews on 3D Plastic Gun legal "loophole"

9 December, 2013

CBS 6 Albany

WASHINGTON -- CBS6 -- US Senator Chuck Schumer says he would like to close a "loophole" in a federal law that bans the production of plastic guns invisible to metal detectors.

On Monday a federal law that bans the production of plastic guns, without any piece of metal attached, would expire. The law states a portion or piece of the gun must have a metal component. Under the current law the guns are being made, by 3D printers, but with the metal portions able to detach, said Schumer.

According to Schumer that is potentially dangerous as he believes the guns would be able to go through metal detectors, and security screens, without being noticed...

Check out the full interview featuring Director Mathews at: CBS6 Albany