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WA gun rights rally coincides with court motion against Seattle

On the same day that scores of Second Amendment activists gathered on the Washington State capitol steps in Olympia, attorneys for the Second Amendment...

Outrage: Washington killer blames guns for his triple slaying

Evergreen State gun owners are outraged that a 20-year-old who pleaded guilty to a triple slaying last summer in an upscale community north of...

Washington 2A activists will rally Friday at state capitol

Second Amendment activists in Washington State will rally Friday morning at the state capitol in opposition to "assault weapons ban" legislation proposed by Democrat...

Anti-gun Washington AG launches effort to ban semi-autos

Anti-gun Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson, a Democrat just re-elected in November, wasted no time in launching his push to ban so-called “assault...

Proposed ‘Assault Weapon’ Ban Covers Semi-Auto Rifles, Handguns

Legislation that would ban so-called “assault weapons” in Washington State defines such firearms to include semiautomatic rifles and a semi-auto pistol that has “a...

Did Washington state gun control law fail?

Thursday’s shooting of a veteran Mount Vernon police officer might provide one more example of a gun control failure, because the man now being...

Washington will consider taxing drivers by the mile

In an effort to satisfy the appetite of its state Department of Transportation, Washington will launch what it calls a “pilot program” that will...

Concealed carry proposals hitting the fan in both Washingtons

Proposals regarding concealed carry of sidearms by private citizens, either across state lines or into such facilities as Seattle’s Safeco Field and Century Link...

More evidence of Washington State gun control failures

Thursday’s Seattle Times has unintentionally provided stark evidence that a gun control measure it supported in 2014 has been a failure, as the newspaper...

Washington ‘background check’ case casts doubt on law’s effectiveness

The first criminal charge under a two-year-old Washington State “universal background check” law has sparked a debate over whether the voter-approved requirement actually is...

‘Big News’: Washington state mall gunman apparently voted illegally

Incredible as it appears, public attention is shifting away from the fact that gun control laws evidently did not stop the alleged killer at...

Are proponents of Washington initiative using deceptive data?

  Supporters of an “emergency protection order” initiative on the ballot in Washington are on a tour around the Evergreen State, claiming an annual body...

Washington State AG proposes ban on so-called ‘assault weapons’

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced Wednesday that he will propose legislation that bans so-called “assault weapons” in 2017, cementing his credentials as...

Wash. gas tax rises July 1; $1.3 billion to non-highway uses

When Evergreen State motorists start paying a nickel more for a gallon of gas this Friday, part of the $16 billion their taxes will...

Spanning the globe, ‘Allahu Akbar’ in the news

In a slick video produced by the ISIS Islamic jihadists, a wee tot nicknamed "Jihadi Junior" by the British press is seen not only giving the OK hand signal and screaming the Islamist war-cry of allahu akbar, but also as the one hitting the detonator for an explosive device that executed three captives.

Year end: Concealed carry on rise; Washington prime example

As 2015 comes to an end, anecdotal reports from across the country strongly suggest there is a new surge on for concealed carry permits...

Hearing Friday on Seattle’s gun tax: An editorial ‘on trial’, too

Evergreen State gun rights activists and gun prohibitionists will all be watching to see what happens  this Friday morning in King County Superior Court...

Washington’s I-594: Another gun control scheme with a full year of...

One year ago today, Washington state’s much-ballyhooed gun control measure, Initiative 594, took effect after being passed as the result of an overwhelming $10.3...

Washington CPLs hit half-mil mark as CCW debate fires up anew

The Washington State Department of Licensing has reported that more than a half-million concealed pistol licenses are now in circulation, just as a national...

Media’s liberal bias bared by debate

If there were ever any doubt about media bias, it vanished during the Republican presidential debate on CNBC, an event that underscores what people...