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NRA logic is faulty

So the National Rifle Association objects to background checks because they won’t prevent shootings or keep our kids safe in schools? I wonder if they know that the law against driving through a red light does not prevent people from doing it, causing accidents and killing people. Their next target?

James Vasquez

Spokane


 

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Editorial: Washington state lawmakers scramble to keep public in the dark

State lawmakers want to create a legislative loophole in Washington’s Public Records Act. While it’s nice to see Democrats and Republicans working together for once, it’s just too bad that their agreement is that the public is the enemy. As The Spokesman-Review’s Olympia reporter Jim Camden explained Feb. 22, lawmakers could vote on a bill today responding to a court order that the people of Washington are entitled to review legislative records.