As Twitchy reported earlier Tuesday, The Free Beacon’s Stephen Gutowski shared a thread which began, “Nearly everything you’re hearing about 3D printed guns right now is false.” From a legal standpoint, here’s the most critical tweet:

Again, that’s what all the recent furor is about; the technology to “print” a gun isn’t anything new; the State Department just settled with Cody Wilson, who had hosted the code to print a gun on his company’s website.

But like Gutowski said, there’s a lot of misinformation about 3D-printed guns, and a lot of it is coming from Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey and a video she posted Monday from our friends at NowThis News:

Just the first two words tell you you’re dealing with fiction.

There are a few more steps and some expensive equipment involved … you don’t just “download” a gun.


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