NRA Reports on a Legislative Victory in Washington

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on Monday, the Washington Court of Appeals ruled in favor of an NRA suit on behalf of Seattle gun owners. IMG NRA-ILA
U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- It’s rare that gun owners have something to celebrate in the Emerald City. But on Monday, the Washington Court of Appeals ruled in favor of an NRA suit on behalf of Seattle gun owners.
Washington State law preempts localities from infringing on citizens’ gun rights: “The state of Washington hereby fully occupies and preempts the entire field of firearms regulation within the boundaries of the state.” Despite Washington’s statewide protection of gun owners, Seattle sought to disarm its residents by forcing them to render their firearms inaccessible, even inside their own homes.
The NRA, along with SAF and two individuals, challenged this ordinance. Although the trial court dismissed the case, a unanimous panel of the Washington Court of Appeals disagreed and reversed. The case against Seattle’s gun control can now proceed.
“The case against Seattle is strong,” said Michael Jean, NRA-ILA Director of Litigation. “Washington prohibits local gun control regulation, and this decision vindicates our fight against Seattle’s blatant violation of state law. We’re determined to litigate this case to its rightful conclusion.”

About NRA-ILA:

Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the “lobbying” arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess, and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Visit: www.nra.org

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Happy Everafter
Happy Everafter
1 month ago

PA has the same preemption. Pittsburgh’s liberal Democrat mayor already tried to usurp state law, setting up all manner of local restrictions and prohibitions. He and his crew got fried in court.

Among others, he blamed the NRA PAC and radical right-wing racists……

Last edited 1 month ago by Happy Everafter
Circle8
Circle8
1 month ago

If the NRA would dump lapierrie we would probably have more successes in Washington and other states.

musicman44mag
musicman44mag
1 month ago

This is great news. Sets a precedence. Governor Kate Shit Stain Brown is trying the same crap in Oregone.