Gun Lobby Myths

TRANSFERS Opponents of common-sense background checks have spent a great deal of effort attempting to make “transfers” a distinct and separate issue. Their goal: to mislead, confuse, and undermine common sense background checks. Once and for all: handing someone a firearm, touching someone else’s firearm, handling a firearm at a gun show, training course, or… Read more »

Seattle Times: Gun-Law Activists Miss Target as Olympia Holsters Most Bills

The Seattle Times looked at the fate of several gun-related bills in the 2015 Washington Legislature, including Extreme Risk Protection Orders: “Another would haven given authorities a path to take guns from people exhibiting dangerous symptoms of mental illness. That bill, known as the extreme-risk protective order, got a hearing in the House but stopped before it… Read more »