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General News    H4'ed 7/24/18

DIY 3D-printed guns get go-ahead after Trump administration strikes court deal

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From 1 August, thanks to the Trump administration, a commercially available software blueprint will allow people to make their own guns using ABS plastic resin and a 3D printer. Defense Distributed, the company behind the blueprint, declared: “The age of the downloadable gun formally begins.”  Nick Suplina, managing director of law and policy at Everytown for Gun Safety, said the settlement was “incredibly dangerous” and called on the state department to continue to block the publication of what he described as “deadly information...This settlement would enable convicted felons and domestic abusers to download schematics online and print their own illegal and untraceable guns.'

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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)
 

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