This Legal Ruling May Be A Breakthrough For 2nd Amendment Supporters

This Legal Ruling May Be A Breakthrough For 2nd Amendment Supporters

As you know, anti-gunners have been “gunning” (pun intended) for your firearms, looking for any way that they can to prevent you from being able to buy more or from even putting your hands on your own weapons. And gun control supporters have had some success in their efforts over the years with background checks and other anti-gun efforts in many states. But a former law student from Texas, Cody Wilson, managed to fight the Department of Justice to a standstill. And in the process, it looks like he has made 3D printed guns legal for everyone to get their hands on. Andy Greenberg gives us details : The Department of Justice’s surprising settlement [in wilson’s lawsuit against them], confirmed in court documents earlier this month, essentially surrenders to that argument. It promises to change the export control rules surrounding any firearm below .50 caliber—with a few exceptions like fully automatic weapons and rare gun designs that use caseless ammunition—and move their regulation to the Commerce Department, which won’t try to police technical data about the guns posted on the public internet. In the meantime, it gives Wilson a unique license to publish data about those weapons anywhere he chooses. “I consider it a truly grand thing,” Wilson says. “It will be an irrevocable part of political life that guns are downloadable, and we helped to do that.” To put this into everyday language, Wilson argued that he is allowed to make 3D gun plans freely available online because […]

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