By Tom Knighton
Ever since the Trump administration agreed to drop charges against Defense Distributed for sharing files related to 3-D printed guns, the anti-gun activists have lost their everloving minds. Since then, it’s been nothing but doom and gloom, like plastic guns are about to herald the apocalypse or something. Welcome to Gunmaggedon!
However, the technology isn’t new.
While Defense Distributed was barred from sharing the files above, other parties shared them far and wide. 3-D printers cranked out parts and weapons in homes and offices all over the nation and the world.
But watch the news and this is supposedly a new threat that will result in guns that are undetectable and untraceable.
Now, I’ll admit that printed guns are untraceable. They’re no different than any other homebuilt firearm in that way but undetectable? If that’s the case, how did the TSA find these?
The Transportation Security Administration said workers have found 3D-printed guns and accessories at airport security checkpoints at least four times in the last two years.
The 3D-printed firearms, which are made mostly of plastic and can be constructed using blueprints available online, have sparked concern among gun control advocates that they could be undetectable by traditional means …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms