3-D printed gun suit tests 1st, 2nd, 5th amendments

Dave Workman writing for the GunMag reports:

The Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) and Defense Distributed of Texas have joined in a federal lawsuit against the State Department that could have far-reaching implications on several constitutional grounds, alleging prior restraint by the government over online publication of information related to three-dimensional printing of arms.

The lawsuit was filed in US District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division.

….The broad constitutional scope of the 3-D printing suit has already attracted the notice of almost every major media outlet and countless Internet news and commentary sources, as well as a number of important constitutional scholars. It is seen by some observers as the ultimate battle between free speech and gun control, although that may be an over-simplification of the issues In all likelihood, no matter how the district court rules in the case, either side seems willing to push it all the way to the Supreme Court. The issue is as important to the government as it is to the plaintiffs.

Read the full story at TheGunMag.com.