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About face: Prohibition on firearms is removed

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Last updated 4/2/2020 at 8:46am

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Faced with increasing public outcry and probable legal challenges, Edmonds Mayor Mike Nelson called a special Edmonds City Council meeting March 27 to revoke an emergency clause to the City code regarding firearms.

The Edmonds City Council voted unanimously to remove the controversial part of the mayor’s emergency powers, originally meant to be enacted in the event of more dire circumstances.

Mayor Nelson and the city attorney recom...

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