"3-D printed weapons are functional weapons that are often not recognized by standard metal detectors because they are made of materials other than metal (such as plastic) and are undetectable because they do not contain serial numbers "the lawsuit. "Anyone who has access to the CAD files and a commercially available 3-D printer could make, own or sell such a weapon." On Capitol Hill, on Tuesday morning, alerted Senate Democrats stated that Mr. Trump would be responsible for injuries or deaths from untraceable 3D plastic weapons, and urged him to reverse politics immediately.
"It's his doing, it's his responsibility and the blood will be on his hands," said Senator Richard Blumenthal, Democrat of Connecticut. "He can tweet from now until the end of his reign, but the hard reality is that he can stop unnecessary death and injury in America."
Mr. Blumenthal and Mr. Markey were part of a group of Democrats announcing that they would introduce two separate draft laws on 3-D weapons: one that bans the manufacture and sale of untraceable weapons, and another that prohibits the release of Blueprints prohibit plastic rifles
But the passing of the gun laws in Congress has proved almost impossible, and the House of Representatives is already gone for the August break, meaning that no bill can be taken until September. While legislators claimed they were calling for Republican support, at least one Republican, Senator Mike Rounds of South Dakota, said it would be extremely difficult to stop the proliferation of weapons.
"This is a new technology you are not" It's there, "Rounds said, adding that the smarter way would be to" develop new technologies and use new technologies "- like metal detectors that also use plastic could recognize – in schools and airports and other public places.