Topic: Glenn Smith
Cody Wilson removes from his website instructions for a functional 3-D gun, or 'wiki weapon project,' at State Department behest. US lawmakers, meanwhile, propose an updated ban on undetectable firearms.
The Texas fertilizer plant, targeted for years by thieves who wanted anhydrous ammonia to produce drugs, reportedly had no fence, alarms, or guards. Yet state regulators raised few security concerns before the deadly blast.
Following the fertilizer plant blast, Texas cited terror concerns in withholding information on dangerous chemicals. Some say that secrecy deprives citizens of the ability to make decisions about their safety.