Gun Rights Activist And Shooting Survivor Battle Over 3D-Printed Guns

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A Second Amendment advocate and Las Vegas shooting survivor got into a fiery debate on CNN Wednesday about the manufacturing of 3D-printed firearms.


“I could go to a hardware store and get the parts — the pieces I need to make a shotgun,” Second Amendment advocate Jan Morgan argued. “In fact, the 3D-printed firearms are much more complicated to make than building your own and it is not illegal, in America, to manufacture your own firearm out of metals in your own home and not have it registered.”

“It is illegal to make one that is undetectable by metal detectors,” she added.

Camerota asked Claypool if he believes people should have the right to post the blueprints for 3D-printed guns on the internet — a practice that was just blocked by a federal judge.

“The First Amendment doesn’t give you the right to break the law. The federal law currently says that you can’t make plastic guns without serial numbers,” Claypool responded.

He added that he thinks Trump should call people who “dodged bullets from assault weapons” for their thoughts on the plastic guns, asserting that the guns will be used to carry out “mass killings” with bullets created to “destroy your body.”

Morgan chuckled at Claypool’s hysteria, to which he snapped, “It’s not funny!”

“What is funny, Brian … let me tell you who dodged bullets. Thousands and thousands of United States veterans have gone into the line of fire to defend liberty, to defend the Bill of Rights.”

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