Wednesday May 06, 2015

3-D Printing Lawsuit Pits Gun Control Against Free Speech

Would you be in this situation if you put instructions on the internet on how to mill a gun from a block of steel?

In their complaint, they claim that a State Department agency called the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) violated their first amendment right to free speech by telling Defense Distributed that it couldn’t publish a 3-D printable file for its one-shot plastic pistol known as the Liberator, along with a collection of other printable gun parts, on its website.