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Trump Administration Is Barred From Enforcing 3D Gun Rules (1)

March 9, 2020, 7:15 PM

President Donald Trump’s administration was blocked from enforcing new rules on 3D-printed guns that U.S. states including New York and California say would lead to the “widespread proliferation” of homemade firearms.

A federal judge in Seattle on Friday issued a preliminary injunction blocking the rules, which the states contend are a “toothless prohibition” on gun-printing software that would let anyone with a 3D printer, including criminals and terrorists, make firearms at home. The rules were scheduled to take effect Monday.

President Barack Obama’s administration had blocked a company from publishing computer-aided design files for guns on the internet ...