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Gun Rights Advocates Set To Turn In Signatures

Supporters of preventing Washington state from adopting universal background checks for gun sales are set to turn in their first batch of signatures.

CBS Seattle–11/21/2013

First Batch Of Signatures Filed For State Gun Measure With Expanded Background Checks

Advocates of an initiative seeking to expand background checks for Washington state gun sales said they have submitted more than 250,000 signatures on their first batch of petitions delivered Wednesday to the secretary of state’s office.

10/09/2013

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Advocates File Gun Control Initiative

Advocates seeking to expand the use of background checks on gun sales have filed a ballot initiative.

CBS Seattle–06/11/2013

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A New Front For Gun Background Checks: The Ballot

After struggling to sway both state and federal lawmakers, proponents of expanding background checks for gun sales are now exploring whether they will have more success by taking the issue directly to voters.

CBS Seattle–04/28/2013

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Local Lawmakers Alter Gun Control Bill

In order to ease the concerns of gun owners, Washington lawmakers seeking to expand background checks for gun sales have made a series of changes to their proposal.

CBS Seattle–02/13/2013

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CBS News: Spike In Gun Sales Over Fear Of Gun Control Laws

National sales figures show a dramatic increase in the rate at which Americans are purchasing firearms.

08/17/2012

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