U.S. states sue Trump administration over lift of 3-D printable guns ban

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U.S. states sue Trump administration over lift of 3-D printable guns ban – source www.Mashable.com

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Just days before the blueprints for 3-D printable guns get released to the public, several U.S. states have jointly filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration in a bid to stop the release.

Washington State, Oregon, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and the District of Columbia are all joining together to seek a restraining order and an injunction to halt the release of the 3-D printable gun files. They argue that these blueprints would allow criminals easy, unfettered access to firearms. 

In June, the State Department reached a settlement with Defense Distributed, a nonprofit that develops digital firearm blueprints for 3-D printing. The settlement would allow Defense Distributed to legally release downloadable gun blueprints as of August 1. Read more…

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