104: Brian Doherty on What Is the Big Deal with 3D Printed Firearms?

Lately there’s been a fair amount of hand-wringing over a federal court ruling that distributing the blueprints by which a person could print a firearm is a protected form of free speech. This has gun control advocates in a near panic as it would make absolute government control of access to firearms virtually impossible. Reason magazine Senior Editor Brian Doherty joins us to discuss the ramifications of this ruling for both freedom and for public safety.  

About the Guest

Brian Doherty is a senior editor at Reason magazine and Reason.com. Doherty’s work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Wired.com, Mother Jones, Spin, National Review, The Weekly Standard, San Francisco Chronicle and dozens of other publications.

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