Regulators and law enforcement are now in a fierce battle trying to get ahead of the trend — but have been able to do only very little, with gun violence rising in several parts of the country where ghost guns are illegal, as Vice reports.
It’s a problem on an international scale as well. In April, Spanish police raided a warehouse where weapons were being printed.
It’s a dangerous trend that allows practically anybody to assemble their own untraceable guns. Despite their best efforts, authorities are struggling to contain it. But to many enthusiasts, the genie is already out of the bottle.
— Victor Tangermann in Watch Lunatics Fire 3D Printed Assault Rifles and Handguns