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Washington: Gun Control Bill Scheduled for Vote in House Judiciary

Friday, January 12, 2018

Washington: Gun Control Bill Scheduled for Vote in House Judiciary

Next Thursday, January 18th, House Bill 1122 is scheduled for a vote in the House Judiciary Committee. Introduced by Representative Ruth Kagi (D-34) in 2017, HB 1122 received a public hearing last year and a substitute version of the bill was moved out of the House Judiciary Committee. Thanks to NRA members’ and Second Amendment supporters’ continued contact with state legislators, HB 1122 never received a floor vote and was returned to committee for the 2018 session.  The House Judiciary Committee is once again considering the bill and has scheduled HB 1122 for a committee vote next Thursday.  Please contact members of the House Judiciary Committee and urge them to oppose this bill!  Click the “Take Action” button below to contact committee members.

HB 1122 is vaguely written legislation that would require law-abiding gun owners to lock up their firearms, or potentially be charged with a Class C Felony.  This intrusive government legislation invades people’s homes and forces them to render their firearms useless in a self-defense situation by locking them up.  Suitable storage of firearms varies by personal circumstances as different gun owners have different requirements and it is unreasonable for the law to attempt to impose a one-size-fits-all solution.  

As reported yesterday, Senate Bill 5463, the companion bill of HB 1122, has been scheduled for a public hearing in the Senate Law and Justice Committee on Monday, January 15th at 10:00AM.  Second Amendment supporters are strongly encouraged to attend the hearing and voice their opposition to SB 5463 and the other anti-gun bills that are scheduled a committee hearing that day.  For more information on attending the hearing, please click here.

Again, please use the “Take Action” button above to contact members of the House Judiciary Committee and urge them to oppose HB 1122.  Stay tuned to your email inbox and www.nraila.org for further updates on this legislation and other issues impacting your Second Amendment rights in the Evergreen State.

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