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NO on I-1639

I-1639 is quite possibly the most revolting extortion of tragedy used to advance a political agenda we have seen to date.

The ballot will read “common sense safety” but you MUST read the entire text to realize “safety” is a disguise for an expensive political move that will only impact law-abiding citizens, increase cost to the state, and have no meaningful impact on safety.

This initiative is not written by our elected state representatives, instead it is authored by a foundation whose listed address is a post office box. The foundation’s executive board consists of a Seattle lawyer and a marketing professional. If you need proof that I-1639 is folly, just look at Chicago.

Read I-1639 and vote NO so that we can stop chasing butterflies released by shill entities whose true motives are their own political agenda, not safety.

Richard McQuary



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