Just days before the blueprints for 3D printable guns get released to the public, several U.S. states have jointly filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration in a bid to stop the release.

Washington, Oregon, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Washington, D.C., are all joining together to seek a restraining order and an injunction to halt the release of the 3D printable gun files. They argue that these blueprints would allow criminals easy, unfettered access to firearms. 

In June, the State Department reached a settlement with Defense Distributed, a nonprofit that develops digital firearm blueprints for 3D printing. The settlement would allow Defense Distributed to legally release downloadable gun blueprints as of Wednesday. Read more…

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