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Gun control measure heading to November ballot


Last updated 8/29/2018 at Noon

After a Washington judge had thrown out over 300,000 signatures to get I-1639, a gun safety measure, onto the November ballot, the Washington State Supreme Court reversed the decision.

I-1639, if approved by Washington voters, would increase restrictions on owning and purchasing firearms. This includes raising the age of purchase for semi-automatic rifles to 21, expanding background checks for the purchase of semi-automatic rifles, and requiring purchasers to complete a firearm-safety course within the previous five years. It also sets a 10-day waiting period where firearm dealers can’t...

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