The Washington Alliance for Gun Safety will lead a push in 2014 for voter approval of I-594 extending the background check system currently required for commercial dealers to all firearm sales in the state:
Initiative Measure No. 594 concerns background checks for firearm sales and transfers.
This measure would apply the currently used criminal and public safety background checks by licensed dealers to all firearm sales and transfers, including gun show and online sales, with specific exceptions.
Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]
Saturday, community groups are gathering at the First United Methodist Church of Seattle near Seattle Center for a candlelight vigil marking the first anniversary of the Newtown school shootings.
No More Silence: A Call for Remembrance and Resolve
Saturday, December 14, 5:15 PM / 150 Denny Way
PLEASE JOIN US for the one year anniversary of the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut, to honor the 26 lives lost at Sandy Hook Elementary School, as well as the thousands of Americans lost to gun violence every year. Our short, non-denominational program will culminate in bell ringing (please bring your own!), to remember the victims as well as to show our resolve to never again be silent about gun violence.