June 30, 2019 In the News

New Washington gun regulations become law, as resistance hangs over Initiative 1639

A range of new Washington state gun laws take effect July, including key parts of Initiative 1639, the sweeping firearms measure approved last year that has sparked a charged debate over firearms, public safety and constitutional rights. State lawmakers this year passed at least 10 firearms-related bills. They include a law banning undetectable “ghost guns” that takes effect Monday, as well as legislation intended to keep weapons out of the hands of domestic abusers and people with mental health issues and a history of violence.

Read the full article by Joe O’Sullivan at Seattletimes.com.