January 17, 2017 In the News

Spokesman-Review: I-594 Denied 144 Prohibited Sales So Far

The Spokane Spokesman-Review reported:

“Renee Hopkins, chief executive officer of the Alliance for Gun Responsibility, which sponsored I-594, said voters made it clear in 2014 they support the checks.

‘Legislators should represent the will of the people by directing their energies to policies that will further protect families and communities,’ she said.

In the two years since the law went into effect, FBI data show 144 private sales have been denied, or an average of about one every 4 1/2 days, said Tallman Trask, a spokesman for the alliance.”

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