WA Gun Owner Fury Erupts as Lawmakers Pass Magazine Ban

Washington State House Democrats pushed through a ban on full-capacity magazines in a late-night vote, igniting gun owner activism. (Dave Workman)

U.S.A.-(AmmoLand.com)- By a 55-42 dead-of-night vote, the Washington State House of Representatives has passed a ban on rifle and pistol magazines holding more than 10 cartridges (including magazines for rimfire rifles), causing outrage among Evergreen State grassroots activists who will be looking unseat as many Democrats as possible in the November 2022 election.

Senate Bill 5078 goes to the desk of anti-gun Democrat Gov. Jay Inslee, who has already vowed to sign it. Two Democrat House members—Reps. Kirsten Harris-Talley from Seattle and Steve Kirby from Tacoma—voted against the measure, breaking ranks from their majority Democrat colleagues.

The vote came about two weeks after Liberty Park Press published a revealing report about the ineffectiveness of magazine capacity limit that many readers sent to their state lawmakers.

The late-night Friday vote was hailed by anti-gun Democrat Attorney General Bob Ferguson in a tweet now posted at the Facebook page of the Washington 2022 Legislative Action Group. The legislation was introduced at Ferguson’s request by Democrat Sen. Marko Liias of Lynnwood.

“Today is the fulfillment of years of hard work from so many,” Ferguson wrote. “More than five years ago, I stood with the parents of shooting victims, legislators, mayors, police chiefs and representatives from faith communities to say enough is enough, and proposed banning the sale of high-capacity magazines in Washington state. Today, our Legislature chose public safety over the gun lobby, and I am deeply appreciative of their service. This policy will save lives and make our communities safer from gun violence.”

But Wade Gaughran, owner of a Bellevue gun range and firearms retail business, reacted bluntly, telling KING News, “There’s no way that an intelligent person is going to look at this law and see that it would stop or limit or change the of any kind of mass shooting.”

He predicted a surge in magazine purchasing, a notion reinforced by an announcement from at least one firm—Palmetto State Armory—announced it will prioritize orders from Washington State residents: “All magazine orders placed from Washington State with Palmetto State Armory with ship out immediately and receive priority over all other orders.”

Dan Mitchell, owner of Vancouver’s Sporting Systems, posted a “Fact Sheet” about the magazine ban, which included a depiction of the state flag with dictatorial overtones.

One activist member of the Legislative Action Group posted this message:

“The only group that can help us and that definitely will help us is the Second Amendment Foundation,” wrote Perry Singh. “They are responsible for all the lawsuits that are successful. We have a US Supreme Court that will side with us. We just need an organization that is serious about bringing lawsuits and there is no organization more serious than the Second Amendment Foundation. If you are not a member you need to join. These guys fund lawsuits and they’re really good at winning. No you won’t get a free duffel bag or a free hat but they will deliver us victories in court that we need badly.”

Another gun rights activist, Ron Fricks, responded with his own observation: “There are a lot of good organizations that support 2A rights. Perry is correct however, the Second Amendment Foundation is the best. They often work in the background, they may not get the press, but they are there getting stuff done. It is better to donate a dollar to them, then to post a million “we will not comply” post on facebook. There are over 600,000 permit holders in WA state. If each of them sent $1, or even better $10 per month to the organization of their choice, it would make a difference. Talk or act, the choice is yours.”

By no small coincidence, just hours before the House vote, SAF on Friday announced the launch of a national outreach effort to remind America’s gun owners that “Gun Rights Depend On You.”

SAF founder and Executive Vice President Alan Gottlieb estimated the message—which is already appearing online at the Washington Times, Breitbart, TownHall, Newsmax, BearingArms and Drudge—will reach millions of people. SAF tells gun owners to “Demand the Courts Protect the 2A.”

“It would be a significant step forward in our ongoing outreach effort to educate gun owners that the defense of their constitutional right to keep and bear arms ultimately rests in their hands,” Gottlieb said. “Right now, we have more than 30 active court cases challenging various gun control laws on Second Amendment grounds, in several states, including California, Washington, Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Maryland. It is our intention to raise public awareness and grab the attention of various courts so these cases don’t end up gathering dust in some perpetual state of ‘pending’ action.”

A federal case challenging a similar ban in California is already seeking review from the U.S. Supreme Court. Nine states and Washington, D.C. have imposed such bans.

According to the Daily Olympian, violations of the new law “would result in a gross misdemeanor, which carries a maximum punishment of 364 days in jail and/or a fine up to $5,000.”

Gun owner reaction over the weekend was nothing short of fury. One gun owner posting at the Legislative Action Facebook page stated, “Today our legislature chose the anti-human rights lobby over public safety. Quit calling them antigun groups. Being able to possess a weapon to defend oneself from criminals and tyrants is a human right.”

Another observed, “This new law shows the depth of stupidity in Olympia. They think that some person hell-bent on killing people will suddenly follow the law because they could get a misdemeanor charge for magazine capacity. That’s insanity.”

Now, Evergreen State gun owners are saying the only cure for such “insanity” will be taking the House, and maybe the State Senate, away from Democrats this fall. How well that effort does will depend upon whether the anger now being expressed translates into voter turnout in vulnerable legislative districts this fall.

Electable candidates must be recruited, campaigns must be formed and financed, and gun owners will have to register and vote, and all of that involves more than—as Fricks noted above—posting a million “we will not comply” messages on social media.

Gun owners in Virginia did it last November when nobody expected they would. Now it’s Washington’s turn.

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Dave Workman is a senior editor at TheGunMag.com and Liberty Park Press, author of multiple books on the Right to Keep & Bear Arms, and formerly an NRA-certified firearms instructor.

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jukk0u

Who would have thunk it would take years of hard work, fighting your constituents, to strip us of our rights and property, amIright, Bob?

PAF145

Any company involved in the firearms industry should stop any sales in Washington .

jukk0u

please. That’s what .gov is doing to us already by holding legit gun owners accountable for action of others. I *might* support withholding sales to .gov, but there were plenty of LEOs who are on our side. Maybe just single out those few quisling Fergusson sycophant sheriffs for boycott…

Henry Bowman

If Mike Vanderboegh were still with us, you KNOW what he would do!

Henry Bowman

Massive noncompliance. Do not submit to ANYTHING!

gregs

NO ONE has the moral authority to tell anyone else what they can use, where and when they can use, and how many they can use to defend themself from a harmful/life threatening situation and/or two and four legged animals.
in a free country you do not have the moral authority to tell another what to do. i submit to one authority, God. but like paul said, “as much as possible live peacefully with others.”

Chumley

Vote these politician’s out of office, THEY OBVIOUSLY DON’T CARE ABOUT THEIR CONSTITUENTS, get rid of them.

Big George

The whole World is going to S__T…that demented bag-of-bones in our White House is trying his damndest to start WWIII…and these morons are worried about HOW MANY bullets we have in our guns??!!!…seriously??!!! Wasn’t COVID enough for them?!

GunInstructorDotCom

The Calification of Washington is progressing. We can thank Reynolds versus Sims, the 1964 Supreme Court decision for this tyranny of the majority in state legislatures. Look it up.

Oldman

Thanks for the report Dave. Now, with my reading of the fact sheet, it really is a useless and pointless law. I take my mags with me wherever I go. Last year we cruised thru western Idaho, where my daughter resides. (lucky her) So when I come back to go home, (unlucky me) I will bring back my previously owned 30 rd. standard capacity mag and I am going to have to prove to the Gestapo, at the border, that I did not buy the magazine in Idaho and I am just coming back into state? What BS! This new… Read more »

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musicman44mag

High Capacity Magazines | SureFire If demonkkkrats poop their pants over 30 round magazines and outlaw them on July 1 2022, here is a link to buy 60 round and 100 round magazines to make them poop their brains out. Don’t worry about their IQ scores, they will remain the same. Well, kommiefornia started it, washinton is seconding the motion so I know bysexual governor Kate shit stain brown of OreGONE is going to follow up with it but in her normal true Nazi fashion have to take one more step to be more of a dictator than other states.… Read more »

CourageousLion

I wonder if my 150 round 5.56 Armatac magazine would be considered high capacity? LOL! Here it is in my 5.56 pistol.

musicman44mag

Nice. Dual drum, didn’t know they made those. Guess I need to buy one so I can give a true evaluation to my friends on Ammoland.

Proof the anti’s are out here. Had to up vote you to get you back to zero. Who wouldn’t like to own that.

swmft

there are duel and single the duels run better/but there are several makers and for different mag configurations, xmags work well in the 308 guns pro mags not so much https://drummagazines.com/AR10-Style-100-Round-Beta-C-Twin-308-Drum-Magazine-_p_450.html these are great but i only paid two hundred and thirty or so bought three and great ,heavy as hell to carry all three and gun with a 26inch bull barrel but no pause and shooting from bipod , think the buffalo hunters using Gatling guns from the trains ,wish they had them in fn/fal configuration but out of stock bummer

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Rock

Stock up “legally” before July 1st 2022, any mags you have prior to that date are grandfathered.
After that date…. STOCK UP ANYHOW, screw socialist, libturd Ferguson.

buzzsaw

If the mags don’t have a date marked on them or have features that didn’t exist until after the ban date, you should be OK. It seems like Glock for one, is always tweaking their design, so a savvy prosecutor could prove you got the mag after the ban. Be careful out there and preserve plausible deniability.

musicman44mag

In OreGONE they are putting forth a vote to ban any mag over ten rounds and making it illegal to use the mag anywhere but on your own property or the range. So if you get pulled over, you better be sure to have your range bag with targets in the car and hearing protection or you are an OreGONE terrorist. Oh and for extra good measure, you need to have the ammo separate from the gun so make sure and put your ammo can in the glove box since your AR even broken down wont fit and the AR… Read more »

Russn8r

True conservatives need to face reality. WA-OR-CA are GONE. Move to stolen swing states like Georgia, Wisconsin, Michigan, Pennsylvania & Arizona that can still be saved and turned around like Virginia, where their votes & efforts can still matter. Shoring up & saving those states can save the USA. Only by tactical retreat can we hope to eventually retake or neutralize the commie states.

They need to get out while they still can. There will come a day when they won’t let us leave, at least whole. e.g. Calizuela has been talking about exit taxes.

CourageousLion

So if they have exit taxes who are they going to send after you? Someone with a TANK? Shoot them between the eyes.

Russn8r

Tyrants send tanks with no eyes to shoot: Waco.

They’ll keep real ‘property’ sales tax in escrow till you rebuy in-state. Unconstitutional? Didn’t stop Trump’s 3 Blue-Light Federalist Society ‘Justices’ from helping John Obamacare Roberts & DemComs back the 2020 coup & force-vax medical workers denied objector status.

If scrotus does strike it, it won’t strike this: Cali will jack up ‘property’ tax to make Cali a de facto controlling economic-majority owner you’re really renting from. Even in ‘free’ TX, you rent from TX thx to RINOs like Abbott-Phelan.

Why stay in a tyranny where your vote doesn’t count?

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swmft

it is coming to the shoot first ,some judishly miss directed javelins to Ukraine help with the heavy stuff

musicman44mag

Believe it or not, Kate bla bla bla Brown illustrious Nazi leader of OreGONE has mentioned the same thing. I won’t pay it and they can make my plates illegal for my vehicles and I have no OreGONE wages or retirements that they can attach, I don’t care.

If they would just leave my gun alone, I would stay. It’s a beautiful state and I like the green from the rain and hate dead brown plants but portland, eugene and I think Bend has come into the fold and is messing it all up.

Russn8r

See my reply to CL above if you think you “own” real “property” in a commie state, or even a state like Texas.

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CourageousLion

Hmmmm…seems to me that 4GW may be coming to a city near YOU! If the people turned on these psychos how long do you suppose it would be be before they realized they had made a major screw up?? A day? Two days? LOL! Keep it up is all I can say because we are starting to get really PISSED OFF.

swmft

the switch is cheep a registered receiver not so much ,cheapest to get into auto is around 6g , the real neat stuff will set you back a nice house, the other way is go antique and avoid them all together something like a Gatling gun

incorrigible

Is this only detachable mags, or does it include fixed mags, such as tubular ones?

musicman44mag

I am not sure about commiewashington but OreGONE has made sure that the new law if it were enacted by the sheeple that it will be included as an illegal weapon.

Bobtail

So what would happen if me, as a private citizen, agreed to sell 30 rounders to anyone in Washington? What could Washington state do to me in Texas?

Wild Bill

They could charge you, issue a warrant, and try to extradite you. To defend would require at least one attorney.
If unsuccessful, you would need an attorney in Washington. If successful, you could never leave Texas (although why anyone would want to leave Texas is beyond me) for fear of recognition, arrest and extradition to Washington.

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musicman44mag

This is all getting pretty hairy isn’t it. What BS. I told the wife, buy the property burry the stuff and then when we can escape commieOreGONE like we already did kommiefornia, get the hell out of here. It will all be legal and waiting for us when we get there.

You can dig 12 foot deep with a normal backhoe.

Wild Bill

Depends on the backhoe.

musicman44mag

Yes it does, I love extendahoes. that extr 7 foot makes alot of difference on how far or deep you can reach.

Good morning.

CourageousLion

You really think they would go to all the expense over a misdemeanor? Maybe, just because the people Washington get to pay for it with their taxes.

Wild Bill

A bench warrant is pretty cheap and easy, but the extradition might be too expensive for them. Any PD that arrested him, in our little hypothetical, would hold him until the state made an answer about extradition, and they would have to make an answer in a short time.
Anyway that is how it works. I only mention it because he asked.

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CourageousLion

Maybe they will send Dawg after you? LOL! When guns are outlawed I’ll use LUCILLE! and beat some psychopathic control freak face in with it.

Rip

This won’t save a single life in WA. I hope the Dems all get a legitimate vote out of politics.

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Rodoeo

Exactly. It’s like boiling the frog for the anti-2a bunch. One brick at a time…

Knute Knute

Evil men have always argued with lies and foolishness. The root problem is not the liars and the thieves…. but the sheeple who pretend that the ones picking their pockets aren’t doing so. When the sheeple open their eyes and look around at what they have wrought…. the problem will be over.
That day isn’t far off now.

CourageousLion

Save this one…

Knute Knute

There’s also a good Mark Twain quote in this same vein:
“It is much easier to fool a man, than to convince him he’s been fooled”
Boy, ain’t that the sad truth? It’s too bad, but once fooled, a sheeple becomes the lies biggest promoter! It would appear they just cannot muster the courage to admit they bought a pig in a poke…. but they can muster just enough to attack anyone trying to tell them about it!

swmft

how true that is, when people do something stupid they follow it up with something idiotic and then bury their head in the sand

CourageousLion

Ouch, ooowww, dat huwts me so much. Ass hats.

Wild Bill

The price of gasoline hit $3.99, here, this morning. I think that a few more eyes are open to the evilness of the Biden administration. Biden’s handlers would rather do business with tyrants than Texans.

CourageousLion

How can any “law” prevent a tragedy? Ever? Is it sort of like a force field? If a NUT wants to be a NUT the only way to stop the NUT is with a weapon in the hands of a SANE person. If the NUT has a weapon with a 150 round drum I want to be on even ground with him. Is the NUT going to follow the law if he wants to indiscriminately kill? Is he going to say, “Well golly gee, today I’m not going to kill anyone ’cause the “law” says I can’t.” LAWS DO NOT… Read more »

CourageousLion

I love being loved by you rejects of the human race with your down votes. MORE, MORE! I wear them with a badge of honor knowing I made some snowflakes squirm.

swmft

same 7 leos that dont like that their job will never save anyone, just if successful punish someone, and maybe not even the correct person. outcome is only as good as the people doing the job.

musicman44mag

It’s not meant to control the outcome of mass shootings, it’s meant to make people that support owning a gun, especially one for defense a criminal. I was told the deer up north have covid. If they make sure and spread it to all game then we will not need to hunt and in the lefts eyes, we will no longer need a gun because we all know our fore fathers wanted us to have guns meant for hunting only, that’s why the 2nd mentions an armed militia, because only militias should hunt deer, bear and elk ect.

OreGONE

CourageousLion

At least in the midst of the bullshit you still have a good sense of humor! I think militas should be hunting TYRANT A SOURIS DEMONRAT!

musicman44mag

Thanks for the complement. I like how you think. Let’s hope the job can get done with our votes and that they will mean something next election and in 2024. We will see.
Take care.

swmft

no the militias were for hunting buffalo, now they are protected so we dont need guns

swmft

oh wait, we did not own the great plains when that was written, no matter history can be changed to fit the narrative

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CourageousLion

No law prevents ANYTHING. All it does it create a penalty for someone violating it. In another words in most cases it creates a VICTIM of the legislature if caught. Now days GETTING CAUGHT is the crime. NO VICTIM. NO CRIME. NO CRIME NOT GUILTY YOUR “HONOR”. http://fija.org

Wild Bill

Hmmm, tax laws prevent us from spending our own money.

buzzsaw

It will save some criminals’ lives every time a victim using a compliant magazine runs out of ammo before he or she runs out of threat needing stopped.

Whenever this happens, and the victim could have had a larger magazine in their gun, except for this law, then that victim’s blood is partly on the State’s hands and on the hands of the politicians who supported the law.

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totbs

As the Ukraine arms their citizens, many of whom have never even held a firearm, to defend and save their country from enemies foreign and domestic, WA ST politicians are putting us right where the Ukraine stands at this moment. Defenseless. When are the check points at all entries to WA going to be constructed to inspect every vehicle and seize contraband high cap mags being smuggled into this communistic utopia? AG Ferguson has violated the Federal and state constitutions many times, but there isn’t a lawyer in this state with the guts to go after him. Remember all the… Read more »

musicman44mag

I have been thinking that if obiden enacts his total ban of AR and AK, if his new agency is going to set up at the boarders to capture all people trying to move their weapons to a safe state. I am reviewing earth maps to find back roads and trials to move my weapons across the lines to other states to the safe state I am choosing just in case that happens. Right now, I think the whole thing is nuts but at one time they almost had me convinced that I was a conspiracy theorist but now I… Read more »

RetMCCC

These people are complete idiots! So the next law they come up with will be that pizza boxes may only contain two slices. This law will ensure that people don’t get fat!

swmft

and the same good leos will not tell them this is stupid, instead it is a new form of power so off to the races … just doing my job… violating title 18 is your job???

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musicman44mag

Brought you back to Zero.

willyd

The whole West Coast is being influenced by Commifornia’s mentality You can count out Oregan, and Nevada also!!!!!!

musicman44mag

Yep, so many commiefornains have moved to Nevada that it is turning blue. They destroy and city they move to no matter where it is. Montana, colorado, texas, oregon, you name it. So tired of the disease these vermin carry spreading and ruining other states. Well, whatever state I move to, if they read Ammoland, they should know that they are getting a second amendment supporter that moved from kommiefornia, to OreGONE to ??? to escape Nazi gun control regimes and that not all kommiefornians are antigun. I can’t control where I was born but I can control my beliefs… Read more »

swmft

and sweetened drinks can only come in 4 oz containers

musicman44mag

Sounds like soda and New Dork to me.

CourageousLion

Too late. Too many people are already FAT. Like 85% of the population. Probably couldn’t run a quarter of a mile without falling over dead.

james

These idiots will never learn, I guess they have not seen the video Boone County Sheriff that proves magazine capacity is moot. The sum of the parts is equal to the whole.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b2Upjn5DR0o

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Wild Bill

The day after any given election, the “legislators” no longer need us or our opinion. What is the remedy for that?

Arny

Exactly lying should hold some kind of punishment. With swift action. No BS excuses accepted.

Wild Bill

Too much damage can be done while we wait for the next election. I’m thinking that a recall statute might be good or an impeachment for lying statute.

willyd

A friend of mine that is a registered Demo-Rat have come to a conclusion about all parties, that once they get to power the SWAMP TELLSTHEM THIS IS HOW IT WORKS, FORGET WHO PUT YOU THERE AND EVERYTHING WILL BE FINE!!!!!!!!!!!!

Wild Bill

Ban parties.

CourageousLion

Jim Bell’s “Assassination Politics” Google it.

jukk0u

Seems the knee-jerk response is alive and well here on A.L. judging from the immediate negative votes to your posts. Keep being courageous.

jukk0u

Tar and feathers.

jukk0u

I had comments prepared for committee meeting testimony which I never got the opportunity to air asserting the insignificance of the ban. With small effort one can find report after report of mass STABBINGS committed with a single blade (no reloads!) which occur in defenseless populations in heavily gun-controlled nations, go figure.

Monkey Mouse

Interesting thing happened here in NJ when they forced everyone to go to 10 rounds – zero mags turned in and only a few thousand were blocked down to 10 rounds. So there are millions of illegal mags here and from my observations at PA gun shows – plenty that are buying 30 round AR mags and 17 round G17 mags – all punishable by prison and is a felony, not a misdemeanor here. Also you don’t hear about gang bangers having 10 round mags in their gats either. Just stupid, feel good, do nothing laws to appease the rich… Read more »

james

Plus NJ government states that citizens have NO RIGHT to self defense.

swmft

nj was taken over by the mob in the 1920s and they are still in control

swmft

nj ,ny mass all the same crap they make these laws to control masses not crime ,criminal leos enforce these against commoners not criminals

Arny

It is designed to put financial burden on the populace. And enrich the courts thru prosecution or fighting such unconstitutional rights. Just as this article is stating. GIVE US YOUR MONEY WE WILL SAVE YOUR RIGHT. How has that worked in the past (NY, NJ, CA,HI,ETC,ETC,ETC) ? LOL The problem lies with the populace. People have become complacent. If these people that voted for this were to be ripped from their homes & hung from light poles. Do you think the next group would vote for such nonsense ?

swmft

guess the leos are out in force down voting the truth

Arny

Most likely the last question I asked ? Hurt feelings ? lol

CourageousLion

Yep!

Vince

This law is like banning the sale or manufacturing of pencils, pens or paper in the state to circumvent the 1ST amendment. Will not hold up once it reaches SCOTUS. Nine other states will join Washington with their tale of woe.

Arny

And benefit them how ?

swmft

that takes money and time, gives them the advantage for a new illegal scheme to be brought in to replace one found unconstitutional, look at new york preparing for new rules to replace ones that are about to be struck down. wish scotus would just say 2a is a right not government controlled watch them all scramble police included , and the wrongful lawsuits to make people whole

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swmft

cant happen scotus would never do what is constitutional when it would disrupt government

JPM

The liberal politicians who introduced and voted for this law and the current governor know the facts and that this law didn’t work nationally under Clinton and it won’t do any better in the state than the national ban did. These liberal politicians are counting on the ignorance (and stupidity) of the voters, to believe otherwise, and given the fact that these same voters are the very ones who elected these liberal a-hole politicians to office, they won’t be disappointed, and likely will be re-elected, which is the only thing they are interested in, not public safety.

swmft

what the politicians fear is the people waking up for real and realizing what has been taken from them and the wrath to be wrought

Rock

WTF…. Is this Russia or America ?!?!?!?!?
These libtard, socialist Dems GOTTA GO !!!!!!!

swmft

how about shipping them to Afghanistan to help the taliban

Tank

It’s one big club & we ain’t in it.

Incrementally lying, cheating, stealing sovereignty, rights, truth, ROL, BOR etc. using the Barking Moonbat Libs & Progressives as the pseudo-force behind the Circus Show.

The money printers run the show. WEF’s Klaus Schwab (aka Ernst Blofield of SPECTRE) is clearly the most PUBLICLY dangerous man on the planet currently pimping his Fascism & Digital ID agenda.

Neo-Machevellianism (the Prince of Darkness) once said as long as we don’t rape your women & take your children you’ll always be our slaves.

“We corrupt in order to control.”
Giuseppe Mazzini

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Montana454Casull

I will never travel west of Idaho and I would not stand on the border of Idaho and piss on Washington if the whole damn state was burning down ! Washington has gone to the communists and has become a enemy of freedom loving people . It will be one of the first states to fall when the civil war starts !

swmft

whole west coast is gone, and where do the comies come to retire, do they stay in the shithole they created no they move to safety of florida the gunshine state

Arny

What the hell ? I upvote your comment. And as soon as I do it gives you 2 downvotes. And when trying to undo it. It gives you 3 downvotes. WTF. This happened twice now just on your comments.

Rowboat

Know what you mean; I’ve long had problems with the “up/down “ vote buttons.

willyd

Yeh, then when you go to correct it, it comes up you already commented on it!!!!!!!!!!

Rob J

I grew up in SE Idaho, outside of Firth to be exact, and have lived in WA for 30+ years. This state used to be, and can be again, a very freedom loving state. Your view is based on 4 counties, as those are the ones that control our entire state due to their population densities. There is serious divide within those counties isolating the liberal views of Tacoma, Spokane, and Olympia from the rest of their respective conservative county residents. There are many of us who fight in the legislature, have split representation (conservative representatives in the house but… Read more »

Arny

Exactly foreign money from out of States need to be outlawed. And a CAP on donations would go a long way. It could help the small fry get elected that doesn’t have large coffers & donors. Local money in local elections. Way to much money & favors in politics to benefit WE the PEOPLE.

totbs

You missed the worst of the worst….Seattle, which is in King County. If I’m correct, King county is the largest in WA and runs eastward from Puget Sound way into more conservative country. The residents of eastern King county have absolutely zero say in county affairs, as they are outnumbered by 100 to 1 by the commies in Seattle. I have lived here in Snohomish County (borders King Co.on the north side) 28+ years and watched it change from conservative to liberal. Very soon happiness will be WA ST in my rearview mirror.

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Rob J

I intentionally left King/Snohomish out to emphasize the divide within the other counties ruled by population sinks (Pierce, Spokane, and Thurston respectively). As a rural resident of Pierce, the divide of representation is glaringly obvious.

Rodoeo

Almost like we need an election college at the state level…

Duane

A lot of magazines well be sold in WA, until July first.

Any gun owner with children should gift some to them along with a notarized letter before July 1st.

Magazines stored unloaded in ammo cans last for many decades.

With the grandfathering the ban is almost unenforceable.

But that really isn’t the point.

It is a huge moral victory over the evil forces of gun ownership.

Plus a Gotha if we want you.

Russn8r

SAF/CCRKBA is clearly doing a fantastic job in its home state. Not.

P.S. HR 2640, NRA’s Latest “Victory.”
https://www.oregonfirearms.org/12-21-07-hr-2640-the-nras-latest-victory
NRA worked with Brady to pass it.
We commend Congress for strengthening the Brady background check.” -Paul Helmke, Brady Pres
“When NRA & I agree on legislation, you know it’ll become law.” –Schumer
SAF fans: Dave & Alan helped NRA spin it.
https://www.nraila.org/media/PDFs/workman_hr2640.pdf

No wonder they lost Washington.

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Arny

Wow I’m no longer amazed at the amount of sheep that hate the truth. And so easily fooled into giving up their Constitutional rights. I see the same fools supporting the Ukraine corruption under the guise of democracy. You lay with dogs you’re going to get fleas.

Russn8r

Most of those “sheep” are WB’s sock puppets. P.S.

“We tried to fire Wayne in ’97. Workman turned coat to block the reform 32-33.” https://www.ammoland.com/2019/07/shit-storm-todays-nra-heads-need-to-roll/#comment-2765008
“I served with you in that era and had forgotten about Workman’s duplicity.” https://www.ammoland.com/2019/07/shit-storm-todays-nra-heads-need-to-roll/#comment-2766267

Thank Workman for helping destroy the NRA.

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Knute Knute

Didn’t you hear? The NRA is not allowed to be destroyed.
https://www.reuters.com/world/us/nra-cannot-be-dissolved-by-new-york-attorney-general-judge-rules-2022-03-02/
Just as I predicted from the beginnings of this debacle, the NRA will emerge much the same as they went in. Some cosmetic changes to be sure, but nothing substantial. The NRA is too valuable to the gun control side for them to risk losing the NRA’s sheeple! 🙂

Russn8r

Yep. The NRA is still destroyed either way, except as a corrupt racketeering vehicle contrary to it’s righteous mission, even if it exists In Name to continue pocketing gullible members’ money that could otherwise go towards saving 2A/USA, which is worse than dissolution.

Having said that, I voted for Frank Tait. Worth a try.

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Knute Knute

Agreed. In the end, the NRA’s influence has already been greatly diminished, and as more and more of the truth comes out, they will continue to dwindle until only the last few die hard fudds(Nobody needs anything other than a single shot shotgun…) are left.
But the anti’s will still protect those last few, because a few thousand is a whole lot better than nothing. It’s the way sheeple ‘think’. 🙂

Knute Knute

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Josh

Hopefully lawsuits will be for EVERY unconstitutional law they passed this week. The mag ban wasn’t even the worse one that they disregarded the publics request for them NOT to pass them.

buzzsaw

This law should only apply to criminals.

Hunters prey on certain animals, and hunting regulations, which often include magazine limits, exist to give the animals a sporting chance. Criminals prey on other humans, and it only seems right that their prey deserves a similar sporting chance. Therefore impose magazine limits on the guns used by criminals, but not on those used by their prey. After all, we don’t pull the teeth or remove the horns from animals to protect hunters, why should we protect criminals from their prey?

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Josh

No, they shouldn’t be for the criminals. The criminals who are not trust worthy to have a firearm shouldn’t be trusted to be out in public period. SHALL NOT BE INFRINGED, Stop locking people up for petty crimes, put people away for dangerous ones. It’s not that hard.

swmft

gun ban for politicians,prosecutors and anti 2a sheriffs

Arny

SOB it did it again wtf ?

Rowboat

Good idea ! Whereas it is an enhanced penalty for using a gun during the commission of a crime, the same enhanced penalty for using a high capacity magazine could be enforced, leaving the law abiding citizen alone. Go after the criminal, dammit!