States Aim To Stop Internet Release Of 3D-Printed Gun PlansA federal judge in Seattle is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday on whether to block a settlement the U.S. State Department reached with a company that would allow it to post blueprints for printing 3D weapons on the internet.
More States Sue To Stop Online Plans For 3D-Printed GunsAttorneys general from 19 states, plus the District of Columbia, filed an amended complaint Friday asking a judge make it illegal to share plans on creating printable plastic weapons.
Who Is Cody Wilson, The Man Behind The 3D Printed Gun?In 2013, at a firing range outside of Austin, Texas, Cody Wilson pulled the trigger on the world's first fully 3D printed gun.
Restraining Order Issued To Stop Release Of 3D Plastic Gun BlueprintsA federal judge in Seattle has issued a temporary restraining order to stop the release of blueprints to make untraceable and undetectable 3D-printed plastic guns.
Texas 3-D Gun Printing Firm Selling Machine To Manufacture Metal AR-15 Semi-Automatic Rifle At HomeThe Texas firm which pioneered the 3-D printing of guns at home has unveiled a machine capable of milling the firing mechanism of an AR-15 assault rifle, which can then be combined with the rifle’s remaining parts available online to create an untraceable weapon known as a ‘ghost gun.’
Weapons Made By 3-D Printers Concern Gun Control AdvocatesAt least one group, Defense Distributed, is claiming to have created downloadable weapon parts that can be built using the increasingly popular new-generation of printer that can create 3-D objects with moving parts.
Technology Explored To 'Print' Working Guns At HomeThere's a new way to build a gun that metal detectors can't detect. The legal, and unregulated, technology is allowing for the manufacture of plastic guns that will be able to fire real bullets.