When Cody Wilson, founder of Defense Distributed, received a letter from the U.S. Department of State on Wednesday demanding that he shut down his website that provided free blueprints to build a gun using 3D printing technology, he
You’ve no doubt been watching this technology unfold, perhaps more rapidly than anyone expected. But the day has arrived: anyone with a 3D printer and some software available on the internet for free can print his own gun. 3D printers are now for sale at just over $1,000. The software is available here.
The developer is a libertarian law student (is that an oxymoron?) from
There are many gun myths out there, and as soon as one pops up it gets mowed down by researchers armed with facts. But right behind it another one pops up. Kyle Wintersteen is one of the mowers.
Before the Senate bill to expand background checks flamed out, Obama kept saying that 90 percent of the American people were behind such legislation and that only
At a hearing at the House of Representatives on Thursday a spokesman for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) did his best to defuse growing concerns about excessive purchases of ammunition for its 72,000 agents. These purchases were needed, said Nick Nayak, because of
I have been reluctant to make any more than passing comments about the Boston bombing partly because we know so little, and partly because I see so many dangers to our republic springing from it that I wanted to avoid sounding paranoid. So
At noon on Thursday Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy signed into law a wide-ranging bill in response to last year’s shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. After weeks of closed-door negotiations between Republican and Democrat leaders and another 13 hours of debate on Wednesday, the 139-page bill was passed by the House, 105-44. It had previously passed the Senate, 26-10.
The new law
Now and again a waft of fresh untainted air blows in, usually from places far away from Foggy Bottom where there hasn’t been a breath of fresh air in years. This from Indiana shows that some people still have a brain and are able to use it:
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