Jul 31, 2018

Trump says 3D-printed guns don't "seem to make much sense"

President Trump addressed the issue of 3D-printed guns, which have prompted national debate and outrage after a settlement that will allow their blueprints to be downloaded online tomorrow, in a Tuesday tweet.

"I am looking into 3-D Plastic Guns being sold to the public. Already spoke to NRA, doesn’t seem to make much sense!"

Reality check: The settlement itself does not allow 3D-printed guns to be sold to the public. Instead, it will allow anyone with a 3D printer to freely download the digital blueprints needed to manufacture a gun at home.

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