Stories tagged: gun rights
Sat., Sept. 7, 2019, 5 a.m.
Initiative 1639 raised the age for buying a rifle to 21 and requires an “enhanced background check.” The results are, by turns, stigmatizing for those with mental health issues, burdensome …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019, 6:25 a.m.
Walmart announced Tuesday it would no longer sell handgun and short-barrel rifle ammunition.
Fri., May 10, 2019, 8:17 p.m.
The Washington State Supreme Court has overturned a lower court order that would have allowed a man convicted of juvenile felonies to get a concealed pistol license.
Mon., April 29, 2019, 3:40 p.m.
Wayne LaPierre, the fiery public face of the National Rifle Association for decades, fended off a backlash inside the organization over its finances and direction, winning re-election Monday as the …
Sun., April 28, 2019
Equipped with a variety of armaments and dressed in tactical military gear, protestors displayed their appetite for guns, the constitution – and in some cases, flags.
UPDATED: Fri., April 26, 2019, 9:24 p.m.
With pro-gun legislation largely stalled in Congress, President Donald Trump said Friday he is withdrawing the U.S. from an international agreement on the arms trade, telling the National Rifle Association …
UPDATED: Wed., March 27, 2019, 6:41 a.m.
Senate committee reconsiders ban on untraceable “ghost guns” made from 3D printers.
UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019, 6:52 a.m.
Washington Legislature approves bill to buy back bump stocks for $150 each before they become illegal
Bump-stock buyback program will be quick, if the Legislature agrees to a plan that comes up with the money.
Tue., March 12, 2019, 5 a.m.
Senate passes restrictions on guns in day care centers.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 9:52 p.m.
Proposed additions to gun-free zones advance but don’t include libraries.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 8:55 p.m.
Rep. Matt Shea links gun rights, a new state in Eastern Washington at a Capitol rally.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 7:27 a.m.
Public libraries, parks and child care facilities could be added to the list of gun-free zones in Washington in what supporters say is an effort to keep children safe in …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 10:13 p.m.
Rep. Matt Shea calls for a gun behind every blade of grass and people willing to fight gun control.
Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 11:12 a.m.
A Russian woman accused of being a secret agent admitted Thursday that she conspired to infiltrate the American gun-rights movement to gather intelligence on conservative political groups as Donald Trump …
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018
Spokane gun dealer, others challenge Initiative 1639 in federal court.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 14, 2018, 10:25 a.m.
A former congressional candidate wants President Donald Trump to keep Initiative 1639 from becoming law.
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.
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.
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: Sun., Aug. 19, 2018, 9:29 p.m.
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, considering 2020 White House bid, now says he supports assault weapons ban
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock said Sunday that he supports an assault weapons ban, in a signal that the moderate Democrat is seeking to appeal to progressives as he tests the …
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.
Thu., Aug. 9, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
A Umatilla man who shot a woman in the Richland WinCo last week was legally allowed to own a gun. But that wasn’t always the case.
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.
Mon., July 16, 2018, 1:20 p.m.
A Russian national with alleged ties to a top Russian official was charged in federal court in Washington Monday with conspiracy to act as an agent of the Russian Federation, …
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.
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: Sat., April 14, 2018, 3:15 p.m.
Gun rights supporters – many carrying rifles and ammunition – gathered at state capitols across the U.S. on Saturday to push back against efforts to pass stricter gun control laws …
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 …