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Local gun lobby fails miserably.

May 8 was the last day to submit comments about the ballot title for IP 43, the initiative petition to regulate the sale and possession of assault weapons and high-capacity magazines. Lift Every Voice, the campaign for IP 43, submitted … read more

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Senator Schumer: Necessary but not sufficient

Senator Chuck Schumer has called for improved firearm background checks by requiring background checks at gun shows and for internet sales; enacting Extreme Risk Protection Orders; and calling for a debate on assault weapons on the Senate floor. (Really?? Dead … read more

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Five years after Sandy Hook, everything has changed.

Five years ago, our nation was rocked by the massacre of twenty first-graders and six women who literally put themselves in front of bullets trying to save those young lives. Just days later, the National Rifle Association dismissed what they called … read more