Three-Judge Panel Vacates Injunction; Reduces Limitations on Circulation of 3D-Printed Gun Files
A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit vacated a preliminary injunction concerning 3D-printed gun files on April 27th. The injunction, which had been granted by U.S. District Court Judge Robert Lasnik in March of 2020, stopped agency rule changes instituted during the Trump administration from being carried out.
Pompeo Punishes NPR Reporter After Heated Exchange with Colleague
NPR's Michele Kelemen will no longer be allowed to travel with the Secretary of State on his upcoming trip to Europe and Central Asia. The decision appears to be a act of retaliation against the news organization following a tense exchange between Pompeo and Keleman's colleague this past Saturday.
A Federal Appeals Court Declines to Revive 3D Guns Lawsuit
On January 21st, a three-panel judge for the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals declined to revive a lawsuit that would allow the publication of plans to make 3D guns. The lawsuit was originally filed in 2015 by Austin, Texas-based Defense Distributed, after the State Department ordered it to remove plans for a 3D-printed pistol from its website.
Federal Judge Rules That 3D Gun Blueprints Can’t Be Published Online
Judge Robert Laskin of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington at Seattle ruled that the State Department violated federal procedural rules when it allowed blueprints for 3 D guns to be published on the Internet.
InfoWars, Alex Jones and Others Sued For Defamation
For an in depth examination of Alex Jones and the Sandy Hook defamation lawsuits, click on the link below: Foreign […]