By John Crump
Seattle, Washington –-(Ammoland.com)-On Monday, a Seattle based federal judge will decide whether to permanently block Defense Distributed from being able to distribute their 3D printed firearms files.
On July 31st, The Washington State’s attorney general requested a temporary injunction against Defense Distributed from releasing the files. Judge Robert S. Lasnik of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington granted the injunction citing risk to public safety.
“If an injunction is not issued and the status quo alters at midnight tonight, the proliferation of these firearms will have many of the negative impacts on a state level that the federal government once feared on the international stage,” Lasnik said.
Eighteen state’s attorney generals have asked the court to make the decision a permanent injunction. The temporary order against Defense Distributed is set to expire on Monday night at midnight.
Since the State Department reached an agreement with Cody Wilson and Defense Distributed on the recommendation of the Department of Justice several government officials have worried that these files could let criminals print undetectable firearms at home.
In reality, the firearms are not undetectable since firing pins, and the …Read the Rest