Washington, DC – -(Ammoland.com)- As previously reported, four anti-gun bills were heard in the Washington state House Judiciary Committee and could be voted on at any time. The deadline for bills to be reported out of committee is Friday, February 5. It is important that you continue to contact members of the House Judiciary Committee as well as your own legislators and politely urge them to oppose the below legislation when it comes up for a vote.
Sponsored by anti-gun lawmakers, the four bills below contain boilerplate language from the Obama/Bloomberg playbook. The proposed measures would only place an undue burden on law-abiding Washington gun owners.
House Bill 1747, sponsored by state Representative Ruth Kagi (D-32), would impose criminal penalties for “child endangerment due to unsafe storage of a firearm” if a “child” (defined as up to age 17) causes personal injury or death with a firearm. This bill is unnecessary; firearms are at the bottom of the list of items causing injury and/or …Read the Rest