Washington State Carry Ban and Magazine Ban Bill Introduced

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Washington State legislature is already introducing magazine and carry bans. IMG NRA-ILA

U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Next week, anti-gun legislation, Senate Bill 5078 and Senate Bill 5038, are scheduled for hearings in the Senate Law and Justice Committee.  New year, same old tired attempts to further wring your right to self-defense away from you.  Please contact committee members and ask them to OPPOSE anti-gun legislation, SB 5078 and SB 5038.

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On Monday, January 25, the committee will consider Senate Bill 5078, a measure that will ban the manufacture, possession, sale, transfer, etc. of magazines that “are capable of holding” or hold more than ten rounds of ammunition.  This includes conversion kits or parts from which any such magazine may be assembled.  These so-called “high capacity” magazines are in fact standard equipment for commonly-owned firearms that many Americans legally and effectively use for an entire range of legitimate purposes, such as self-defense or competition.  Those who own non-compliant magazines prior to the ban are only allowed to possess them on their own property and in other limited instances such as at licensed shooting ranges or while hunting.  Prohibited magazines have to be transported unloaded and locked separately from firearms and stored at home locked, making them unavailable for self-defense.  Any violation of this measure is a gross misdemeanor punishable by a maximum of 364 days in jail and/or a fine of up to $5,000.

On Tuesday, January 26, Senate Bill 5038 will be considered by the Senate Law and Justice Committee. As drafted, the bill makes it a crime to openly carry, on the person or in a vehicle, a firearm or other “weapon” if the person is participating in or attending a “demonstration” in a public place. “Demonstration” is loosely defined to mean any behavior by at least one person expressing views or airing grievances that is intended to or attracts an unspecified number of onlookers (a “crowd”). The bill also prohibits openly carrying a firearm or other weapon within 1,000 feet of a demonstration in a public place after a law enforcement officer advises the person to leave.  The intent of the bill is called into question because a single person expressing their views on the sidewalk could be considered a “demonstration” under SB 5038.  Senate Bill 5038 potentially causes those who are engaging in otherwise lawful activities to become criminals because of the actions of others.

Again, please contact members of the Senate Law and Justice Committee and ask them to OPPOSE Senate Bill 5078 and Senate Bill 5038.​  If you would like to submit written or live testimony, you can do so by clicking here and selecting the Senate Law and Justice at the top, as well as the correct meeting date and bill for which you want to submit testimony.


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Gdubb
Gdubb
1 month ago

Both of these new bills make a lot of common sense to braindead liberal communists. These people have no shame. They’re not even trying anymore to pretend their ideas have anything to do with “saving lives”.

Last edited 1 month ago by Gdubb
RetUSAF
RetUSAF
1 month ago

I met and married my wife in Washington when I was in the Air Force. Later we bought our first house in Spokane. Always had plans to return to Washington after I retired from the Air Force. Changed our minds after Washington was taken over by the Communists. That is a shame, Washington is a very beautiful state, to bad it has been ruined by left wing wackos.

musicman44mag
musicman44mag
1 month ago

just logging in to kick you off the main board. We don’t care about how much you are making or that you are sharing an unprotected link.
Arm up and carry on.

Rebel VA
Rebel VA
1 month ago
Reply to  musicman44mag

He/she is just phishing for your info. These people are sorry assed bunch of jerks trying to scam you!

PMinFl
PMinFl
1 month ago

I fear that a group of “patriots” will move on Seattle or Portland and come up shooting,real lead, to “help” the local LEOs do what they are not allowed.

uncle dudley
uncle dudley
1 month ago

You would think reasonable people would be more concerned about the citizens who are destroying business, burning others property, interfering with the freedoms, and general bad behavior while peacefully demonstrating for the past year would be of a higher importance than chasing another anti-gun policy which only effects honest citizens who aren’t breaking the law.
Wake up America you need to stop electing these idiots who waste taxpayers monies for their own agenda.

musicman44mag
musicman44mag
1 month ago
Reply to  uncle dudley

I don’t think the real posters and not the left harassers on this board vote for anyone that wants to take our rights away.

Jonesy
Jonesy
1 month ago

Damn it ! Names of the Sponsors of these “bills” is absolutely necessary!!

JSNMGC
JSNMGC
1 month ago
Reply to  Jonesy

Click the links provided in the article (in red):

SB 5078
Sponsors: LiiasKudererDarneilleHuntNguyenPedersenWilson, C.

SB 5038 Sponsors: KudererDasCarlyleDarneilleDhingraHuntLiiasLovelettNguyenPedersenRolfesSaldañaSalomonWellmanWilson, C.

Gdubb
Gdubb
1 month ago
Reply to  JSNMGC

May every one of these traitors be dealt 1800’s-style justice in the town square.

Rebel VA
Rebel VA
1 month ago
Reply to  Gdubb

Tar and feather them and ride them out town on a barnacle encrusted 4 by 4.

JSNMGC
JSNMGC
1 month ago
Reply to  Jonesy

System held up my response. I’ll try again.

Click the links provided in the article (in red)

Dave in Fairfax
Editor
Dave in Fairfax
1 month ago
Reply to  JSNMGC

JSNMGC,

Jeez, Ya think ya put enough links in that one? No wonder it got grabbed by the filters.

JSNMGC
JSNMGC
1 month ago

It was a copy/paste from the bill. When I pasted it, it all looked like just text. When I hit “post comment” the fact that they were actually links showed up.

Dave in Fairfax
Editor
Dave in Fairfax
1 month ago
Reply to  JSNMGC

JSNMGC,

I’m just giving ya a hard time. They were legit links which is why I fished it back out of the trash heap. I’m just pointing out that lotsa links will always get caught.

JSNMGC
JSNMGC
1 month ago

I know – it did look like I intentionally put a boatload of links in there though. 🙂

Thanks.

Stripeseven
Stripeseven
1 month ago

Ban this, ban that, zero tolerance, prohibit this, forbid that, disallowed now, outlawed just because We and I said so, and the deprivation of rights list goes on and on. Enough is enough.. Ya’ll got some serious mommie issues that need to be worked on. Serve not Rule…

Dave in Fairfax
Editor
Dave in Fairfax
1 month ago
Reply to  Stripeseven

S7,

Welcome to ‘Murica 2021. Hold on, it’s about to get bumpy.

Stripeseven
Stripeseven
1 month ago

No doubt… Unless those that seek to destroy America are prosecuted for their crimes against the people, these assaults on Freedom will continue. TITLE 18, U.S.C., SECTION 242.

TStheDeplorable
TStheDeplorable
1 month ago

Washington state has another restriction that is even more diabolical. They have already banned offering insurance that would cover defense and liability costs related to the LEGAL use of a firearm.

Ryben Flynn
Ryben Flynn
1 month ago

Spammer reported. Multiple times.

musicman44mag
musicman44mag
1 month ago

Gee, did we get this idea from old black face in Virginia? This feels and sounds like gestapo dictating where I can and can’t have a gun based on some other persons actions. How did I know that I was going to wind up in the middle of a rally or protest if I didn’t watch the news, read fake book or tweaker.

SEMPAI
SEMPAI
1 month ago
Reply to  musicman44mag

MM44
That is unless you are BLM OR ANTIFA I’m pretty sure that wouldn’t be enforced even after the fact the paid actors did their job and biden doesn’t need them anymore.

musicman44mag
musicman44mag
1 month ago
Reply to  SEMPAI

I think now they are making the demonrats look bad but I wonder if it is not a ploy to try and make it look like BLM and Antifags are not part of the left.

Oldman
Oldman
1 month ago
Reply to  musicman44mag

I don’t think any of us Patriots living in WA state should worry too much. Just stay away from Seattle and if you are not into doing illegal acts like robbing stealing, murder, asassinations, rioting, etc.,they will never know or care……besides…what do we have to lose at this point, anyways? WA has proven they are incapable of enforcing any laws at all, good or bad.