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WA: Have you opposed 594 yet? It's your last chance!

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by 8ball, Jan 27, 2014.

  1. 8ball

    8ball WA Quit talkin' and start chalking!

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    You can comment directly using the link below if you can't make it to the hearing on Tuesday.

    Remember, this is an initiative but can be considered by the legislature for a vote any time. At least two Republicans are voting to support it, which is all the margin it needs. If WAGR is successful, this will be passed this session and there will be no initiative to vote on in November.

    Please be respectful. Point out this bill is flawed, doesn't stop criminals and just puts law abiding gun owners in jail.

    594 - 2013-14
     
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  2. duane black

    duane black Washington Well-Known Member

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    Done and TY for posting this.
     
  3. erudne

    erudne The Pie Matrix PPL Say Sleeping W/Your Rifle Is A bad Thing? Bronze Supporter

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    done
     
  4. duane black

    duane black Washington Well-Known Member

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    Got 1 response so far, she agreed with me...
     
  5. Nwcid

    Nwcid Yakima and N of Spokane Well-Known Member

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    This bill could make machine guns legal in WA though. In their definition there is no wording of "one shot per pull of the trigger"

    (15) "Machine gun" means any firearm known as a machine
    gun, mechanical rifle, submachine gun, or any other mechanism or instrument not requiring that the trigger be pressed for each shot and having a reservoir clip, disc, drum, belt, or other separable mechanical device for storing, carrying, or supplying ammunition which can be loaded into the firearm, mechanism, or instrument, and fired therefrom at the rate of five or more shots per second.


    According to this any gun with a rate of fire 599rds/min or less is not a machine gun.................


    Guess I was wrong. I forgot that is how WA originally worded it. There is no change on that part from the current wording.
     
  6. Nwcid

    Nwcid Yakima and N of Spokane Well-Known Member

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    Sorry, doubly tap.
     
  7. JackThompson

    JackThompson Valley of the Demons Well-Known Member

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    Done!
     
  8. timac

    timac Loading Magazines! Well-Known Member

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    We've done something, anyone else?
     
  9. flydipper

    flydipper whatcom co Member

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    done
     
  10. freestoneangler

    freestoneangler wa Well-Known Member

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    Yes. In fact, Pam Roach called and left me a message saying she received my e-mail asking her to oppose I-594 and stated that "she will do everything she can to defend our 2nd amendment right". That was great to here and hats off to her for being so responsive! She also asked if I would be interested in being added to her sportsman caucus -- which I will gladly do.

    Take a few minutes and write your legislators... they need to hear from all of us.:yes:
     
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  11. duane black

    duane black Washington Well-Known Member

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    A call ? Dang... I was happy with an email from mine.

    Everyone on this board that calls Washington home needs to do this, now.
     
  12. physicalterror

    physicalterror Grays Harbor New Member

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    DONE, easy peasy
     
  13. Jdsrt

    Jdsrt Everett Member

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    Done!
     
  14. bhntng

    bhntng Aberdeen, WA Member

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    My sources tell me the pro 594 forces are winning the legislative contact war at this time. Time to ramp it up folks!
     
  15. U201491

    U201491 Well-Known Member

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    What are the contacts and emails for the involved legislators up there in Washington.
     
  16. 8ball

    8ball WA Quit talkin' and start chalking!

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    You need to use the website which locates your district. If you are outside WA, they generally don't care.
     
  17. mancat

    mancat Kitsap County Well-Known Member

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    I left my comment. I wanted to get to the hearings today, but have a flight out to Texas this afternoon.

     
  18. BigStick

    BigStick Sherwood, OR Well-Known Member

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    Any word yet on what volume of contacts they are getting for and against? Not that it will sway most of them.
     
  19. 8ball

    8ball WA Quit talkin' and start chalking!

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    From tvw.org

    Rep. Jamie Pedersen (D-Seattle), the prime sponsor of House Bill 1588, said supporters are still searching for three more votes in order to pass the legislation out of the House. Pedersen said they had 47 firm votes, and six or seven lawmaker on the fence.
     
  20. Old as Dirt

    Old as Dirt Pacific NW Active Member

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    done..