July 1, 2019 In the News

New I-1639 rules for buying a semi-automatic rifle start today

Buying a semi-automatic rifle in Washington will have new restrictions, take more time and require proof of having taken a safety course, starting today. Initiative 1639, which passed last November with nearly 60% of the statewide vote, had some provisions that started in January, with others scheduled to kick in July 1. They take effect despite efforts in court to overturn the law and threats by some local law enforcement officials not to enforce its provisions.

Read the full article by Jim Camden at Spokesman.com.