Let’s Talk About Cody Wilson

This started as a Facebook post and then became my first Steemit post. I’ve copied the whole thing to this page as well – though if you’re a Steemit user I appreciate the upvotes on that post, and the Facebook post might be the best place to share from if you’re on FB.

The Story

Cody Wilson is a well known (in some circles) 30-year-old gun rights activist. Many know him as the 3D printed gun guy. He runs a company called Defense Distributed – they produce files that help individuals with the 3D printing of weapons. As you can imagine, he and his company are not popular with the government (or anti-weapon people). Continue reading “Let’s Talk About Cody Wilson”

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