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Seattle

SEATTLE HAS GANG PROBLEM, NOT GUN PROBLEM, SAYS CCRKBA Seattle’s recent spike in violence and murder has more to do with gangs and the tolerance of a “thug culture” than it does with firearms ownership, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said today, in response to a remark from a […]

Mt. Rainier Shooting

Rummell note that some are Cashing In on shooting of a park ranger in Mt. Rainier National Park: What really got my fur up was this quote from the news article linked to earlier. It has been legal for people to take loaded firearms into Mount Rainier since 2010, when a federal law went into […]

Dogs

Kirkland pit bull incident probably a ‘good shoot’ The weekend shooting of an aggressive pit bull at a Kirkland park appears to fall well within the guidelines of self-defense under this state’s statutes, and the incident has ignited a furious debate about dangerous dogs. The case, according to Alan Gottlieb, executive vice president of the […]

Banning Not Smoking

King County wants to ban public e-cigarette smoking Five years after Washington residents voted to ban smoking cigarettes, cigars and pipes in public places, King County wants to add one more thing to the list: Electronic cigarettes… “The idea is that even though they’re not exactly identical to cigarettes, people see folks using e-cigarettes, and […]

ATF Can’t Tell Toys from Machine Guns

Agents of Incompetence: ATF Dodges FOIA, Still Has Seized BB Guns Somehow I’ve managed to miss this story until now. It appears that the Customs and Border Protection guys seized some airsoft guns in Washington back in February and claimed that they were real machine guns disguised as toys. They turned them over to the […]