NRA Donates $150K More To Fight Measure Seeking Universal Background ChecksThe 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
Seattle Jewish Federation Takes Issue With NRA Lobbyist's CommentAccording 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
Ore. Takes Up Gun Control BillsA National Rifle Association representative, relatives of two people killed in a December mall shooting spree and others took part in a passionate gun control debate Friday as Oregon's Legislature began considering bills that would impose new gun restrictions but wouldn't go as far as some lawmakers had hoped.
Local Gun Control Supporters To Form Lobbying CoalitionGun control advocates in Washington state are forming a coalition to lobby state lawmakers, hoping to help usher passage of a plan to expand background checks. Democratic consultant Christian Sinderman said Tuesday the new group will focus this year on supporting lawmakers who take difficult votes on the issue and organize public efforts to keep pressure on the Legislature.