A judge has stopped the plan to post 3D-printed gun blueprints online

A judge today granted a request for a restraining order temporarily blocking a controversial plan to post 3D-printed gun blueprints online.

The restraining order was one more turn in a years-long legal skirmish over Defense Distributed, a Texas organization run by a man named Cody Wilson that is looking to make homemade firearms available to the masses through 3D printing. Wilson had planned to post the blueprints tomorrow, after reaching a settlement with the Trump administration last month that allowed the plan to go forward.

But nine attorneys general intervened earlier this week, arguing that the settlement is unconstitutional. A federal judge in Seattle today halted the scheduled release of…

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