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    Judge Blocks 3D-Printed Gun Templates

    The safety is back on. A federal district judge in Seattle blocked the release of 3D-printed gun plans just hours before they were to be posted online yesterday by Texas-based Defense Distributed, helmed by anarchist Cody Wilson. Eight states and D.C. had sued to halt the information, which would have made it easier for customers to print plastic weapons difficult to trace or detect. Meanwhile, the Trump administration, which had permitted the release, declared its support for a current law prohibiting plastic guns. Another court hearing is scheduled for August 10.

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