Mon. Jul 22nd, 2024

3D-printed-gun industry’s Cody Wilson selling blueprints for untraceable weapons despite court order

[the_ad_placement id=”after-content”], Texas — The owner of a Texas company that makes untraceable 3D-printed guns said Tuesday that he has begun selling the blueprints through his website to anyone who wants to make one, despite a federal court order barring him from posting the plans online. Cody Wilson said at a news conference that he’ll make the plans available to anyone who wants them at any price. Wilson said sales started Tuesday morning and that he’d already gotten nearly 400 orders. That follows a federal judge in Seattle blocking Wilson’s company from posting the blueprints online. Nineteen states and the District of Columbia had sought an injunction to stop a settlement that the federal government reached with Wilson’s Austin-based Defense Distributed. The states argued that online access to the undetectable plastic guns would pose a security risk and could be acquired by felons or terrorists. Read MORE…


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