SAF, Defense Distributed Add More Defendants to First Amendment Lawsuit

Press release: BELLEVUE, WA – The Second Amendment Foundation and Defense Distributed have amended their lawsuit to include four more state and local officials, accusing them of “unconstitutional prior restraint” by attempting to prevent online sharing of 3-D firearms printing technology despite a Justice Department settlement of a lawsuit earlier this summer. The lawsuit, filed […]

Fake News: 3D Printed Gun Disinformation On Parade

The entire 3D printed guns kerfuffle that was set off when Cody Wilson’s Defense Distributed settled a longstanding lawsuit with the US Department of Justice has resulted in a nearly endless procession of news reports and commentary featuring jaw-dropping ignorance and misinformation about the nation’s gun laws. Or it would be jaw-dropping, if it weren’t already […]

Getting 3D Printing Totally Wrong, Flipping and Flopping and Countering Corporate Gun Control — TTAG Daily Digest

The Judge in the Latest 3D-Printed Gun Case Got 3D Printing Totally Wrong No. Really? . . . The law that supposedly prohibits the posting of the schematic is an export control law, the Arms Export Control Act, so nothing stops Wilson from distributing the schematic inside the United States. But posting the gun schematic online necessarily […]

Cody Wilson, Gun Hero of the Day

The intent of the Founding Fathers in including the Second Amendment in the Bill of Rights was to ensure that the American citizen had uninhibited access to the armament equivalent to that of the standard infantry soldier. That right is there as a check on potential tyranny. As you are likely aware, the Founders’ intent […]

Defense Distributed, Sued By 21 States, Appeals for Help to Continue the Fight

If you’re a regular reader, you’re familiar with the saga of Cody Wilson’s Defense Distributed and their years-long battle to make files for producing their 3-D printed firearms available online. After finally settling with the Justice Department, they were cleared to distribute the files beginning August 1. But a last minute restraining order put up another […]

Gun Controllers, Politicians and Judges Think They Can Stop the Free Flow of Information. They’re Wrong.

As we reported earlier, a federal judge has issued a temporary restraining order preventing Cody Wilson’s Defense Distributed from making their CAD files for 3D-printed firearms public. As National Review’s David French correctly notes, Let’s be clear about what has just happened. A federal court has issued a prior restraint on speech (it’s attempting to […]

BREAKING: Federal Judge Issues Temporary Restraining Order Blocking Release of 3D Gun Files

In a move that shouldn’t surprise anyone, a federal judge has blocked release of Defense Distributed 3D gun files. A consortium of states had filed suits in various jurisdictions looking for judge to stop the scheduled release. After the company’s settlement with the Department of Justice over their long-pending lawsuit, the files were set to […]

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