Summary: Federal lawsuit challenging Washington's "assault weapons" ban as unconstitutional under the Second Amendment

Plaintiffs: Lawrence Hartford, Douglas Mitchell, Brett Bass, Sporting Systems Vancouver, Inc., Second Amendment Foundation, Inc., and Firearms Policy Coalition, Inc.

Defendants: Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson, Washington State Patrol Chief John Batiste, Kitsap County Sheriff John Gese, Kittitas County Sheriff Clayton Myers, Clark County Sheriff John Horch, Snohomish County Sheriff Adam Fortnoy, Kitsap County Prosecutor Chad Enright, Kittitas County Prosecutor Greg Zempel, Clark County Prosecutor Tony Golik, and Snohomish County Prosecutor Jason Cummings

Litigation Counsel: Joel Ard

Docket: W.D. WA case no. 3:23-cv-05364 | CourtListener Docket

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