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Poll: Voters Support Gun Background Check Measure

A new poll released this week shows most Washington state voters support a ballot measure requiring universal background checks on gun sales and transfers, but that same survey suggests that undecided voters could swing the outcome of a rival gun initiative that would prevent any expansion beyond the national standard.

CBS Seattle–19 hours ago

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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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Washington’s Gun Initiatives Are Attracting Millions In Contributions

Two gun initiatives headed toward Washington’s November ballot have attracted nearly $3.6 million in contributions so far

CBS Seattle–07/09/2014

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Gun Rights Advocates Tout 340,000 Signatures

Supporters of an initiative that would prevent Washington state from adopting universal background checks for gun sales say they have submitted 340,000 signatures.

CBS Seattle–11/22/2013

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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

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