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NRA Donates $150K More To Fight Measure Seeking Universal Background Checks

The National Rifle Association has donated an additional $150,000 to its political action committee in Washington to fight a measure seeking universal background checks on gun sales and transfers

CBS Seattle–10/14/2014

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Poll: Competing Gun Measures Lose Some Support

A ballot initiative that would expand background checks on all firearm sales and transfers in Washington state has lost some support in the past few months but still has a lead over another measure that would prevent any such expansion, according to a new poll released Monday

CBS Seattle–10/13/2014

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Rival Gun Measures On Ballot In Washington

Two competing measures on the Washington state ballot this fall ask voters to take a stance on expanded background checks for gun sales. One is seeking universal checks for all sales and transfers, including private transactions. The other would prevent any such expansion.

CBS Seattle–10/10/2014

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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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Steve Ballmer, Wife, Give $250K To Gun Initiative

Former Microsoft CEO and new Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer and his wife, Connie, have donated another $250,000 to a campaign seeking to expand background checks on gun sales in Washington state.

CBS Seattle–09/09/2014

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Bloomberg Donates $1M To Gun Initiative

A campaign seeking universal background checks on gun sales has now raised more than $7 million after a $1 million donation from a group funded by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

CBS Seattle–08/31/2014

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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

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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