By Leona Vaughn
WNPA News Service 

Lawmakers move to ban high-capacity magazines

Rep. Salomon, who represents a portion of Edmonds, one of the sponsors

Series: WNPA | Story 9

Last updated 1/24/2020 at 1:30pm

Jesse Salomon

Gun magazines that hold more than ten rounds of ammunition would be outlawed under a proposed law moving through the state Senate.

Supporters cite safety concerns, while opponents argue the measure, which cleared the Senate Committee on Law and Justice on Thursday, Jan. 23, would place new restrictions on Washington residents' right to bear arms.

SB 6077 is sponsored by 14 Democratic senators, including Rep. Jesse Salomon (D-Shoreline), who represents the southern portion of Edmonds as part of the 32nd Legislative District.

The bill would make it illegal to possess what the bill would de...

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