Initiative 1639, Guns
I-1639 would raise the age to purchase semiautomatic rifles from 18 to 21 and require more extensive background checks, so buying one of those rifles would have the same limitations as buying a handgun in Washington state. It would also require gun owners to keep their firearms in locked storage or otherwise secured in the home when not in use.
Jurisdiction: State of Washington
Carbon-fee initiative has supporters with deep pockets and opponents with even deeper ones.
Other states are watching what Washington voters do on Initiative 1631, Gov. Jay Inslee said.
Two more initiatives have enough signatures to go on the November ballot.
Some groups spend big to get signatures for ballot initiatives.
Three initiatives submit far more signatures than they need to qualify for the ballot, but Secretary of State Kim Wyman says one proposal’s petitions raise legal concerns.
Supporters of an initiative to impose a fee on fossil fuels turn in signatures.