Gun Control

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Washington May Become Model For Gun Measures

Washington voters decisively backed expanded background checks for guns

CBS Seattle–11/06/2014

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Washington Voters Reject Initiative 591

A measure seeking to prevent Washington state from expanding gun sale background checks beyond a national uniform standard has been rejected by voters

CBS Seattle–11/05/2014

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Rival Gun Measures To Be Decided In Washington

Voters decide Tuesday whether to increase the number of background checks on gun sales and transfers conducted in Washington state

CBS Seattle–11/04/2014

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Giffords Struggling To Make Guns A Midterm Issue

Four years after she was shot in the head and went on to inspire millions with her recovery, Gabby Giffords is as committed as ever to pushing for tighter gun-control laws. But in the final days of this year’s midterm elections, few candidates are willing to rally to her cause. There’s little to suggest those elected next week will pursue the changes she seeks in the nation’s gun laws.

CBS Seattle–10/29/2014

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Gabby Giffords Spoke In Seattle For Gun Control

Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, who was wounded three years ago in Tucson, spoke in Seattle Wednesday as part of a cross-country tour to promote gun control.

CBS Seattle–10/22/2014

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Group Cites Police Killing In Support Of I-594

A group pushing an initiative that would require background checks for private gun sales in Washington state is citing a new study that finds many of the police deaths here since 1980 have come at the hands of people legally prohibited from having firearm

CBS Seattle–09/12/2014

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Bill Gates And Wife, Melinda, Donate $1 Million To Gun Initiative

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his wife, Melinda, have donated $1 million to a Washington state campaign seeking to expand background checks on gun sales, bringing the total amount the campaign has brought in up to nearly $6 million

CBS Seattle–08/25/2014

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Seattle Jewish Federation Takes Issue With NRA Lobbyist’s Comment

According to an audio recording of the no-on-Initiative 594 event in Silverdale, lobbyist Brian Judy said it staggers him when he meets Jewish people who are anti-gun

CBS Seattle–07/29/2014

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Strong Support For Gun Background Checks In Washington

The Elway Poll found that 70 percent of people were inclined to vote for Initiative 594

CBS Seattle–07/15/2014

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