GOP senator blocks bill that would ban release of 3D gun blueprints

By Jordain Carney of The Hill

Republican Sen. Mike Lee (Utah) objected. He noted that while he had just seen the bill for the first time, he had concerns that it would infringe on the First Amendment.

“Any legislation that comes forth from this body that begins with the following words will attract my attention and should attract the attention of anyone who’s concerned about our first amendment and other constitutional rights,” Lee said. “It begins with the words ‘it shall be unlawful for any person to intentionally publish….’ That ought to be concerning to us,” Lee added.

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