"Our citizens have always been free to make, vend, and export arms"

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California CNC and precursor parts laws violate the Second Amendment

On July 1, 2022 California implemented AB 1621, which criminalizes the purchase, possession and use of CNC machines and 3D printers to make a firearm or firearm parts. This is an unprecedented act of Soviet-style technology restriction, completely without parallel in American legal or historical tradition.

California now also makes it a crime to possess or transfer any “unfinished” component that may be used to or machined to make a firearm. Defense Distributed and The Second Amendment Foundation answer with a challenge under NYSRPA v. Bruen:

Milling Machines and firearm precursor parts date back to the nineteenth and eighteenth centuries

There is an individual right to make and manufacture arms within the meaning of the Second Amendment

There is no historical tradition of regulation of the tools or parts used to make private arms.


California illegally weaponized its courts against Second Amendment plaintiffs

On July 22, 2022 California enacted SB 1327, which updated the state Civil Code to make any person who challenges California gun laws in California courts liable to pay the state's attorney's fees at any stage of litigation. This obvious proxy move, made against the state of Texas for passing the Texas Heartbeat Act, is a prelude to civil war.

Defense Distributed and The Second Amendment Foundation answer California's SB 1327 with a First Amendment challenge:

The right of access to the courts is a right guaranteed under the right of petition.

California's only interest in SB 1327 is to deprive Second Amendment plaintiffs of due process and inculcate a civil war