April 1, 2019 In the News

Domestic violence survivors push for bill requiring suspects to lose guns for 5 days

“Survivors of domestic violence are urging state lawmakers to pass a bill that would have police take firearms away temporarily during arrests. They testified Monday at a state Senate hearing in Olympia. ‘In an average month, 50 women have been shot to death by their partners,’ said domestic violence survivor Rebecca Houghton. ‘These numbers are shocking. We have to act. Domestic abusers should not have access to firearms, period.’”

Watch the video and read the full article by Keith Eldridge at Komonews.com.

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