Defense Distributed has removed the blueprints after receiving a warning letter from the State Department.
A University of Texas law student says he finally has the printable 3-D gun developed, and plans to release the design files next week.
The weapon has come under fire after being used in the recent shootings in Aurora, Colo., and Newtown, Conn.
Gun-rights advocates had threatened to take their business elsewhere, but the state has been swamped with license applications.
It won't review a New York pistol-permit law, dealing a blow to gun-rights advocates. The issue won't be going away, though.
Since Newtown, more states have loosened regulations than have tightened them.
State lawmakers approved some of the toughest gun control measures in the country, and gun enthusiasts are responding by going shopping.
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