Joel Connelly for Seattle P-I reports:
The movement that passed Initiative 594, requiring criminal background checks for gun purchasers, has a new target in its sights — the Democrats who hold an increasingly narrow majority in the state House of Representatives.
They are angry the Dems blocked a vote and killed the Extreme Risk Protection Orders Act, which would allow family members and police to petition the court for orders temporarily keeping firearms from hands of those who pose an immediate risk to family and society.
The House Democrats may have appeased the Gun Lobby, but they’re going to be hearing from the gun-safety lobby. The annual luncheon Thursday draw more than 1,000 people and appeared to raise at least $600,000.
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