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Grand Coulee discusses controversial new gun law

Supports Bill of Rights


Grand Coulee considered adopting a resolution refusing to enforce Washington state’s Initiative 1639 related to gun control, but chose instead to have a resolution drafted saying the city supports the United States Bill of Rights.

Several sheriffs and police chiefs in Washington have refused to enforce the law, and a resolution Cowlitz County commissioners approved stating their refusal to enforce the law was included in the council’s agenda packets as an example of what the city could adopt.

I-1639 took effect on Jan. 1, and raises the age limit for buying semi-automatic rifles from...

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