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Crippling Anti-Gun Measure Still Looming Over Washington State!

Wednesday, February 21, 2007

 

Please Contact the Senate Labor and Commerce Committee Today!

With a deadline for action set for Wednesday, February 28, Senate Bill 5197 is still awaiting a vote in the Senate Labor and Commerce Committee.

 

SB5197 is a measure aimed directly at private firearm sales, which would mandate that all firearms sold at gun shows be transferred through a federally licensed dealer, thereby imposing dealer restrictions on private individuals who are not dealers.  This will establish a gun tax on firearms, and effectively halt handgun sales at gun shows.

 

Please contact the members of the Labor and Commerce Committee and respectfully urge them to oppose SB5197:

State Senator Jeanne Kohl-Welles, Chair  

(360) 786-7670       

kohl-welles.jeanne@leg.wa.gov


State Senator Karen Keiser, Vice-Chair

(360) 786-7664       

keiser.karen@leg.wa.gov

State Senator Jim Clements

(360) 786-7626       

clements.jim@leg.wa.gov

State Senator Rosa Franklin

(360) 786-7656       

franklin.rosa@leg.wa.gov

State Senator Janea Holmquist

(360) 786-7624      

holmquist.janea@leg.wa.gov

State Senator Ed Murray

(360) 786-7628      

murray.ed@leg.wa.gov

State Senator Margarita Prentice

(360) 786-7616       

prentice.margarita@leg.wa.gov

Also, please contact your State Senator and respectfully request he/she oppose SB5197 should it come out of committee and to put pressure on leadership to not bring the measure up for a vote.  Your State Senator can be reached toll-free at (800) 562-6000.

 

Please keep checking your email and www.NRAILA.org for future updates on this threat to the Right to Keep and Bear Arms in Washington State!


To find further contact information or help identifying your legislators
please use the
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