September 1, 2020 In the News

Federal judge upholds I-1639, Washington state’s voter-approved gun regulations


“A federal judge Monday upheld a sweeping set of firearms regulations approved by Washington voters in 2018, ruling against a legal challenge brought by gun-right advocates.

Initiative 1639, among other things, raised the legal purchase age of a semiautomatic rifle to 21 and put in place enhanced background checks for their purchase. It also barred the sale of such rifles to out-of-state residents.”

Read the full piece by Joseph O’Sullivan in the Seattle Times.