Seattle P-I: Bullet-Riddled Target Left Outside League of Women Voters Office

The Seattle P-I reported:

“A bullet-riddled target was deposited outside the League of Women Voters of Seattle-King County at some point during the three-day Fourth of July weekend, an action which the League links to its support of Initiative 594 on the November ballot.

The League’s offices on Capitol Hill ‘were targeted last weekend by an individual who left a shooting range target sheet pierced by numerous bullet holes,’ the non-partisan voter activist group said in a statement sent to reporters on Tuesday.

The League of Women Voters of Seattle-King County has joined a coalition backing I-594, which would close the ‘gun show loophole’ in Washington by requiring that firearms purchasers at gun shows and on-line undergo a criminal background check.

‘This apparent attempt to intimidate us will not dissuade us from our work,” said Ellen Barton, president of the local League. ‘The League of Women Voters will continue to be a forum for dialogue, research and education on gun violence, and we look forward to reasonable, robust dialogue in the months ahead.'”

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