Flaw In Reporting Tribal Cases Stymies Gun Background ChecksA flawed reporting system between tribes and outside authorities allowed a man to buy a handgun that his son used to kill four classmates and himself in Washington state last year.
Oregon Committee To Vote On Gun Background Checks BillAn Oregon Senate committee is scheduled to vote on a proposal requiring background checks on all private firearms sales.
Oregon Democrats Introduce Gun Background Checks BillOregon Democrats are taking the first step toward requiring background checks on private gun sales.
Washington May Become Model For Gun MeasuresWashington voters decisively backed expanded background checks for guns
Washington Approves Expanded Gun Background ChecksVoters have passed a measure to expand background checks on gun sales and transfers in Washington state
Rival Gun Measures To Be Decided In WashingtonVoters decide Tuesday whether to increase the number of background checks on gun sales and transfers conducted in Washington state
Gabby Giffords Spoke In Seattle For Gun ControlFormer 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.
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.

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