Skip to comments.Leland Yee to Introduce Bill Requiring Background Checks for 3-D Guns
Posted on 05/09/2013 5:14:34 PM PDT by dennisw
State Sen. Leland Yee told KQEDs Paul Lancour today that he is planning to introduce legislation to require people who manufacture guns on 3-D printers to undergo background checks. If that effort should fail, Yee said he then will attempt to have such weapons banned altogether.
What Im looking at right now is to ensure that any individual who is going to make a gun out of these 3-D printers go through a background check, just like any other individuals who purchase a gun, Yee said.
Yees announcement mirrors efforts by legislators on a national level to regulate 3-D guns in the wake of a YouTube video demonstrating just how easily such weapons can be made. They require as few as 15 components that can all be built on 3-D printers.
What is even more dangerous about these guns, said Yee, is that because they are made out of polymer [they] in fact can go through a metal detector or an X-ray machine undetected."
Yees initial focus on the background check issue also comes soon after the apparent failure on Capitol Hill to expand background checks on a national level. Those legislative efforts came after the school killings in Newtown, Conn., last December.
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When they want you they will get you...unless there isn’t a law at which point they will make a law so that they can, then, get you.
And how can this possible be enforced? Require the printer to have an internet connection and send the design to some central location for permission to print it?
first thing to print with my 3D printer: another [unsecured] printer.
I knew it was either California or New York.
That sounds an awful lot like Ex Post Facto law to me... what does my cook friend think?
Won’t be long before they will require a background check if you want to exercise your common sense.
LOL! Good luck with that Mr. Yee. Buffoon!
Must be Chinese, real name Som Ting Wong.
Guys a real dick.. capital “D”.
They are scared to death and desperate to do something about this technology because they know fear is the only tool they have left. There is nothing to stop someone from printing these guns right now and they know it.
So now Office Depot will require a three day waiting period to buy a printer.
Maybe someone should find a lot of a couple thousand SD cards that is 32MB and load the file on them and hand them out like candy at the local gunshow.
Yea, let’s see how that works out.
3D printers are out there and they are being replicated by 3D printers at an alarming rate. Most of the non ‘printable’ parts are generic stuff that can be scavenged from other things or bought individually except the controller and I’m sure that won’t take long for someone to find a way to open-source that too.
The raw material is just plastic.
Good luck with that law.
Pirate Bay is pissing their pants/sarc off
A disk would be cheaper. You can get them for pennies each.
Let me guess; Leeland Yee is a democrat a-hole.
A license to blow your nose.
This guy is just a fascist phoney doing the bidding of his totalitarian masters abroad.
Leland Yee to Introduce Bill Requiring Background Checks for Lathes
More like having to get a license to advise someone else how to avoid or recover from the common cold.
BTW, if you put your finger under your nose when you feel the urge to sneeze, just like the cartoons, it actually works.
the mistake is letting them know you have any common cents or they for to be taxing you so come across as a little off cause i always thot it was better to be a little off than a little moron
People who run for president should have to pass a background check. Traitors and people who pledge allegiance to foreign ideologies will fail.
Currently, if you build your own gun, there is no background check.
Gov’t: “All your base are belong to us”
me: “I got no basis”
kinda like that ?
Why does he think they need a law? Homeland Security just confiscates the plans.
His are you going to outlaw knowledge?
I saw a show where Abu Sayuf, in the Philippines, making them by hand with common tools.
One guy can produce a 1911 in a little under a week .
A disk would be cheaper. You can get them for pennies each.
CD-R discs, take a whiel to burn them all but one could setup a few spindles of 100 each at a gun show with the files on them.
You could put an eye ot with that thing...
Wire at hotel...
not like people can’t make guns already out of wood and metal parts from a supply store. good grief the liberals’think it could not have been done before with existing materials for a hell of a/lot less than a damn 3d printer.
They cannot force a man to have health insurance if he chooses to do without it ?
Political speech is the exact speech the First Amendment was intended to protect.
FK him. I can make a four winds gun in 20 minutes and then toss it.
They can’t force him to use it.
They also can’t force me to pick up my mail.
Heck, why not call it a ‘Freedom Download’ and include an entire library. Everything from The Constitution and Declaration of Independence, Federalist Papers, Eaker’s Survival manual, various 3D designs like this one, and a lot of other ‘banned’ knowledge.
Leland Yee needs to put his crack pipe down and rejoin
the world of sane and rational thinking.
The more I think about it, the more all the commotion about gun pop-tarts, pencils, drawings and fingers makes sense. The left is creating an atmosphere where anything goes that puts a pox on firearms, and promotes less individual security against the state and thugs, and more dependence on the state and fear of thugs.
And it was pretty funny too.
Heck, why not call it a Freedom Download and include an entire library. Everything from The Constitution and Declaration of Independence, Federalist Papers, Eakers Survival manual, various 3D designs like this one, and a lot of other banned knowledge.
I LOVE THAT IDEA....
A “Library of Forbidden Freedom Knowledge”.....
Survival Guides and other stuff, make sure we include a “know thy enemy” section that contains “Alinsky’s Rules” as well and the works of Marx, along with “freeper comentaries.....
I wonder if it would have to be on burned media, or if it could be made in lots of say 10,000 by CD printing place...
Make it all in a HTML format....
Could be a very cool freeper project...
Rejoin? Leland was never part of any normal world. Guy’s a crack brained leftwingtard anti-American ... ~
Mr. Yee's theme song:
oh and hey i tried that finger under the nose thing and i sneezed anyway which is ok it saves time
You clearly have not been properly trained.
How shocking. The Chinese racist wants to make sure whitey can’t get a gun.
When his PLA buddies start arriving in even larger numbers, he wants to make sure there won’t be any resistance.
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