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Chicago Sues Glock Over Switch that Converts Pistols to Machine Guns


Chicago, IL (Washington Post) — A small switch that can be bought for as little as $20 or even 3D printed at home can convert one of the most popular handguns in America into a weapon with machine gun-like power, capable of firing up to 1,200 rounds per minute.

And while the handgun modification uniquely affects Glock pistols, the manufacturer has done nothing to stop it, the city of Chicago alleged in a new lawsuit against Glock Inc.

More information regarding the specifics of this case can be found here.