Dem to propose bill banning '3-D printing' of high-capacity ammo clips

The 3-D printers are a new technology that allows people to download instructions for printing layers of plastic that can be assembled into physical objects, including magazine clips.

Israel said he would include language banning the use of 3-D printed magazines in a bill that would renew the Undetectable Firearms Act. That law makes it a crime to distribute, sell or own guns that are not picked up by metal detectors.

Israel said that law expires this year, and needs to be updated and extended.

"Background checks and gun regulations will do little good if criminals can print high-capacity magazines at home," he said Thursday. "3-D printing is a new technology that shows great promise, but also requires new guidelines. Law enforcement officials should have the power to stop keep homemade high-capacity magazines from proliferating with a Google search."

At the video's conclusion, the man makes a remark about Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), who has offered legislation to renew an assault weapons ban and to impose a ban on high-capacity magazines. "It tastes like Dianne Feinstein's lunch," the man says. 

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