Stories tagged: gun control
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 9:31 a.m.
Supporters and opponents of gun control initiative campaign didn’t pause while the courts decided whether it would be on the ballot.
Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 9:45 a.m.
On the steps of the Idaho State Capitol Building, issues of Second Amendment rights and gun control played out not at the hands of the nearly 1,000 who came to …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 10:44 p.m.
Federal judge continues ban on posting plans on the internet to print plastic guns on 3D printers.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 10:56 a.m.
Washington voters will get to vote on a gun control initiative this November after all.
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 11:04 a.m.
Gun control advocates, including one of the survivors of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting and the parents of one of the victims, are marching 50 miles across Massachusetts this week …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 8:04 p.m.
Federal judge urges Congress and the Trump administration to face up to the potential problems of untraceable guns that can be created from computer files and 3-D printers.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 17, 2018, 6:06 p.m.
A gun-control initiative should not go on the November ballot because the petitions that some 378,000 voters signed were not readable, a Thurston County Superior Court judge said.
UPDATED: Fri., July 27, 2018, 9:42 p.m.
Initiative 1639, a gun control measure, has enough signatures to qualify for the November ballot, but faces a new lawsuit.
UPDATED: Fri., July 20, 2018, 7 p.m.
The National Rifle Association, Second Amendment Foundation and two Seattle residents are suing the city over its new gun-safety law.
UPDATED: Mon., July 9, 2018, 2:10 p.m.
Supporters of gun control initiative turn in more than 267,000 signatures.
UPDATED: Thu., July 5, 2018, 2:45 p.m.
An effort to get the Washington Supreme Court to block a proposed gun-control initiative was dismissed.
Mon., June 25, 2018, 6:06 p.m.
Four initiative petition drives may have enough signatures to make the ballot, secretary of state’s office says.
Tue., June 12, 2018, 1:48 p.m.
With frustration mounting over lawmakers’ inaction on gun control, the American Medical Association on Tuesday pressed for a ban on assault weapons and came out against arming teachers as a …
Wed., May 30, 2018, 11:03 a.m.
Dick’s Sporting Goods’ stock spiked as much as 28 percent – the most ever – after the sports retailer impressed investors with higher profit guidance, outweighing uncertainty over the loss …
Sun., May 27, 2018
Memorial Day weekend means its crunch time for efforts to get enough signatures on petitions for initiatives to the Legislature.
Fri., May 25, 2018, 4:42 p.m.
Law enforcement officials in eastern Idaho have issued a public safety warning after several parents responded to a recent school lockdown armed with AR-15 rifles and a pistol.
Thu., May 24, 2018, 5:55 p.m.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott wrapped up three days of emotional meetings on school safety and mass shootings Thursday by speaking with survivors from last week’s shooting at a high school …
UPDATED: Fri., May 4, 2018, 2:34 p.m.
Months after the horror of the Parkland school shootings in Florida, President Donald Trump stood before cheering members of the National Rifle Association on Friday and implored them to elect …
Sat., April 21, 2018, 7:34 p.m.
Well-armed gun rights advocates rally at the Capitol where politicians urge them to register and vote.
UPDATED: Fri., April 20, 2018, 8:29 p.m.
More than 100 Central Valley and University High School students gathered at Terrace View Park in Spokane Valley Friday morning to protest gun violence for National Walkout Day.
UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018, 7:31 a.m.
Eastern Washington poll shows nearly 2-to-1 support for higher age limit for buying semi-automatic rifles
Eastern Washington voters overwhelmingly favor raising the age limit for buying a semi-automatic rifle but are evenly split on whether they think Congress should repeal the Affordable Care Act, a …
Sat., March 31, 2018, 6 a.m.
Spokane Valley residents had several questions on budget reform, tariffs and health care for Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers on Friday afternoon during a town hall event.
UPDATED: Sat., March 24, 2018, 10 p.m.
In a historic groundswell of youth activism, hundreds of thousands of teenagers and their supporters rallied across the U.S. against gun violence Saturday, vowing to transform fear and grief into …
Fri., March 23, 2018, 12:38 p.m.
Hiding from a gunman at their South Florida high school, a small group of teenagers resolved on their own to launch a crusade against gun violence that has built up …
UPDATED: Thu., March 22, 2018, 10:41 p.m.
New laws allow courts to take guns away from people who commit domestic violence harassers, voluntary surrender for people who fear they may commit suicide.
Wed., March 21, 2018, 3:35 p.m.
Seattle’s mayor and a city councilmember say they plan to propose legislation that would require gun owners to lock up firearms in their homes and vehicles.
Tue., March 20, 2018, 2:27 p.m.
Gun retailers in Canada would be required to keep records of firearms inventory and sales for at least 20 years under government legislation introduced Tuesday by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s …
Sun., March 18, 2018
During a February White House discussion on school safety, President Donald Trump singled out Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., for not including a provision to raise the legal age to buy …
UPDATED: Sat., March 17, 2018, 5:36 p.m.
Student survivors of the worst high school shooting in U.S. history took their message abroad for the first time Saturday, calling for greater gun safety measures and sharing with educational …
UPDATED: Wed., March 14, 2018, 10:44 p.m.
Students and adults gather on the steps at the state Capitol after school walkouts to protest gun violence.