This Austinite Plans To Publish Designs For 3D-Printable Guns Online

An attempt to stop the release has been blocked by a federal judge.

By Matt LargeyJuly 31, 2018 9:30 am| , , , ,

From KUT:

Austin-based Defense Distributed plans to launch an online database Wednesday of downloadable blueprints for a wide variety of guns that can be 3D-printed or milled at home. It’s the culmination of a five-year court battle that pits free speech claims against the government’s ability to control distribution and export of the means to produce firearms.

A federal judge in Austin has denied a request by the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence and other gun control groups to block Defense Distributed from posting plans for making 3D-printable guns online.

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