Pa. lawmakers block release of 3D gun blueprints online

Federal court prevents Pennsylvanians from being able to download 3D printable guns

HARRISBURG, Pa. — You will not be able to download a printable gun in Pennsylvania.

Gov. Tom Wolf, Attorney General Josh Shapiro and Pennsylvania State Police were in federal court this weekend to prevent a Texas company from giving Pennsylvanians access to 3D printable gun downloads.

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The move also prevents the company from uploading any new 3D gun files.

Democrats in Washington D.C. have been working on new legislation to restrict people from publishing gun-making blueprints online, which could be available as soon as August 1.