Gun control measure qualifies for Washington ballot

Gun control measure qualifies for Washington ballot

The first of three initiative efforts that submitted signatures this year has officially qualified for Washington’s November ballot. Secretary of State Kim Wyman announced Friday that Initiative 1639, titled "Gun Violence Prevention," had met the requirement to gather signatures from at least 259,622 registered voters. To verify that, her office examined a random sample of […]

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Lawmakers trying to stop the production of 3-D-printed guns. But it might be too late

Lawmakers trying to stop the production of 3-D-printed guns. But it might be too late

Demonstrators join students and gun control advocates for the ‘March for Our Lives’ event in Washington DC US gun safety campaigners have expressed their anger over Congress’ failure to regulate the manufacture of 3-D printed guns. Following a multi-year legal battle, the federal government last month entered into a settlement with Defense Distributed founder, Cody […]

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Gun making drops off in state

Gun making drops off in state

WASHINGTON — Gun manufacturing companies came to Connecticut expecting a surge in gun sales after the Sandy Hook massacre, but they might not stay for long under a gun-friendly Republican president. Gun manufacturing companies rose in Connecticut from 15 in 2012 to at least 22 in 2016 – a roughly 46 percent increase — according […]

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