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Alberta Man Suspected of 3D-Printing Firearm Parts

Lethbridge… An Alberta man has been charged for allegedly 3D-printing firearm parts. ALERT believes this is the first time in Alberta that charges have been laid in relation to the 3D-printing of firearms. The investigation came as the result of a joint initiative between ALERT Lethbridge’s organized crime team and the RCMP’s National Weapons Enforcement […]

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Ghost Guns are illegal, privately manufactured firearms or lower receivers. These weapons are often made with 3D-printers, and undermine public safety due to their lack of licensing requirements, serialization and safety controls.

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