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Supreme Court rules against Edmonds' gun storage law

Mayor: 'Our city will continue to pursue all means necessary to protect our children and residents from gun violence'


Last updated 4/28/2022 at 7:11pm

Brian Soergel

From July 2018: City Councilmember Mike Nelson, a gun owner, shows how he opens his secure lockbox at a news conference at the Frances Anderson Center.

The Washington Supreme Court ruled April 21 that the City of Edmonds' gun storage ordinance – which says guns must be stored safely and away from unauthorized hands – is preempted by state law.

It was a unanimous decision, led by Chief Justic...

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