Attorney General James Sues New Trump Administration For Easing 3D Gun Creation

Posted to Applied Web NY on Thu, 01/23/2020 - 21:18

NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James and a coalition of 20 additional attorneys general from around the nation today filed a multistate lawsuit challenging the Trump Administration’s efforts to allow 3D-printed gun files to be released on the internet. These files would allow anyone to go online to simply use easily, downloadable files with specifications for particular guns, including AR-15s, and then manufacture unregistered and untraceable 3D-printed firearms that can be extremely difficult to detect, even with a metal detector. Untraceable firearms are sometimes called “ghost guns” because they lack serial number or other identifying features.

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