Posted August 1, 2018 8:30 am by Comments

By Tom Knighton

Honestly, it seemed like I was the only one excited by the prospect of 3D printing your own firearms and parts. While there was plenty of press about the Justice Department’s decision to stop trying to prevent Defense Distributed from spreading the files, it just didn’t seem like there was a lot of interest in folks printing their own parts.

Fair enough.

In fact, if the anti-gunners had realized that, they might have taken a step back and recognized that maybe this wasn’t the threat they thought it was. Too bad that’s something they just can’t do. They don’t know how to ignore something that doesn’t seem to have much interest from the firearm community in the first place.

So, they found a friendly judge and got him to infringe on two rights, not just the right to keep and bear arms.

If there’s a hall of fame for futile, symbolic, and ultimately unconstitutional federal court orders, the temporary restraining order just issued in Seattle blocking Defense Distributed and the Second Amendment Foundation from posting blueprints for 3D-printed guns deserves at least a plaque, if not a full display. The court’s order temporarily overturns a Trump administration legal …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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