Kuderer bill to ban open carry weapons at permitted demonstrations and capitol campus headed to governor’s desk
OLYMPIA – Washington state is one step closer to banning open carry weapons within 250 feet of permitted public demonstrations and the state capitol grounds with a bill approved by the Senate on Tuesday. SB 5038, sponsored by Sen. Patty Kuderer (D-Bellevue), would make Washington the ninth state plus D.C. to ban open carry weapons at public demonstrations according to Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence.
“Every state has laws on the books that limit where you can exercise your Second Amendment rights,” said Kuderer. “You can’t bring a gun into a bar or a courthouse ...Read More