April 9, 2021 In the News

Biden’s gun control proposals already largely in place in Washington, different story in Idaho

“Many of the measures President Joe Biden announced Thursday as an effort to curb gun violence have already been enacted in some form in Washington state.

That doesn’t mean they’re not worthy of praise, said Renee Hopkins, chief executive officer of the nonprofit the Alliance for Gun Responsibility.

‘It’s a huge victory to see some of the things we have already done in Washington state being included in Biden’s plan,’ said Hopkins, whose Seattle-based group has pushed for reforms that include more stringent background checks and making the process to purchase and assemble so-called ‘untraceable’ guns more difficult.”

Read the full story from Kip Hill in the Spokesman Review.