Washington: I-1639 To Go Into Effect July 1

| June 30, 2019

Washington: I-1639 To Go Into Effect July 1

On July 1st, the remaining provisions of Initiative 1639 will go into effect.  Previously, on January 1st, a provision from I-1639 went into effect to prohibit young adults under the age of 21 from receiving semi-automatic rifles, along with a provision that bans sales to out of state residents.  NRA and the Second Amendment Foundation filed a lawsuit challenging I-1639 in November 2018 not long after it passed.  The United States District Court for the Western District of Washington rejected a motion by the Washington state government defendants to dismiss this lawsuit back in May, clearing it to proceed.

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Originally posted at http://www.nraila.org/

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