Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson, who is leading the lawsuit, said, "The Trump administration recently chose to give access to potentially untraceable and undetectable firearms to any felon, domestic abuser or terrorist with a laptop and access to a 3D printer".
Lasnik's ruling came after eight states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit to block a government settlement with Cody Wilson and his Texas-based company, Defense Distributed, which made it legal for the company to make the do-it-yourself computer plans readily available to any paying customer.
The restraining order from U.S. District Judge Robert Lasnik in Seattle puts that plan on hold for now.
The states sought a restraining order and an injunction to block the gun info from being posted on the internet.
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In the meantime, congressional Democrats have urged Donald Trump to reverse the decision to let Defense Distributed publish the plans.
The State Department's initial action triggered an onslaught of criticism about the possible proliferation of potentially lethal 3D-printed weapons. Fellow Democrat Edward Markey of MA said, "Donald Trump will be totally responsible for every downloadable plastic AR-15 that will be roaming the streets of our country if he does not act today". They said the Trump administration had failed to explain why it settled the case and that its decision violated their ability to regulate firearms and keep citizens safe.
State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said USA citizens have been legally able to download the files for years and that the State Department was involved because it controls access to US defense technology. The settlement allowed the company to distribute its blueprints online. Those numbers appeared to be rising, though the Defense Distributed website and a page hosting the downloads were crashing frequently.
A federal judge has blocked the public availability of blueprints that provide instructions for making guns using 3-D printers, just hours before the documents were expected to be published online.
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Amazon took down the website of a gun rights coalition Wednesday after they posted the blueprints for 3D-printed weapons online. The single-shot pistol was made nearly entirely out of ABS plastic - the same material Lego bricks are made from - and could be made on a 3D printer.
Firearm Instructor Trevor Thrasher with 88 Tactical says a plastic gun is not to be trusted.
President Trump said he is speaking to the NRA about the issue.
Forge Jax says they've never made 3D printed guns and they will stick to other 3D prototypes. Democrats in the House and Senate also filed legislation that would in effect ban guns constructed from 3-D printed material. The printing technology to crank out cheap and durable guns is a long time away, criminals already have access to more guns than they can use, and crime has gone down even as the number of weapons in circulation has gone up.
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Susan Collins , R-Maine, and Lisa Murkowski , R-Alaska, who voted to confirm Gorsuch a year ago , also are being watched closely. John McCain , R-Ariz., absent due to his health, Republicans need every member of the slim 51-49 majority to confirm Kavanaugh.