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Victory for WA State Preemption in SAF-NRA Challenge of Edmonds Storage Rule

A Washington State appeals court panel ruled unanimously that a so-called “safe storage” mandate in the City of Edmonds is illegal under the state’s 36-year-old preemption statute. It’s a victory for SAF and NRA. HK P30sk Chained Gun Locked Pistol IMG: Dave Workman U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- A three-judge panel for the Washington State Court of Appeals, Division 1 has ruled unanimously that a so-called “safe storage” mandate adopted by the City of Edmonds violates the state’s 36-year-old preemp...
Tags: Guns, Washington, US, United States, Washington State, Seattle, Bass, Nra, Seattle Times, Edmonds, Andrus, Ephrata, Gottlieb, Seattle Police Department, Evergreen State, Dave Workman


WA Appeals Court Unanimously Upholds Preemption in SAF Lawsuit

WA Appeals Court Unanimously Upholds Preemption in SAF Lawsuit, iStock-884168778 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- A Washington State Appeals Court panel has unanimously held that a so-called “safe storage” ordinance adopted by the City of Edmonds and challenged by the Second Amendment Foundation, National Rifle Association and three private citizens violates the state’s 36-year-old model preemption law. The ruling is a “significant victory for Evergreen State gun and privacy rights,” said SAF founder...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Seattle, Bass, Nra, Edmonds, Andrus, The Foundation, Ephrata, Gottlieb, Evergreen State, Second Amendment Foundation, Gun Rights News, Second Amendment Foundation SAF, City of Edmonds, Beth Andrus


How alcohol taxes figure into your Margarita Day celebration

It's National Margarita Day! Each Feb. 22, the focus is on appreciating this popular tequila-based cocktail. Or as we call it here in Texas, every day. FX/FXX TV's spy-turned-private detective Sterling Archer offers his margarita recipe. If, however, you're looking for a drink that's a bit more elaborate that the basic one preferred by the animated (in so, so many ways!) and self-absorbed bon vivant, check out the Cooking Channel's top 28 margarita recipes. Personally, I prefer beer. But...
Tags: Texas, Taxes, Maryland, Washington, Oregon, Virginia, Alaska, Capitol Hill, North Carolina, District Of Columbia, Sam, Ttb, U S Treasury, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, FTA, Evergreen State


SAF ‘Providing Intellectual Ammunition’ to Activists as 2A Battle Heats

SAF’s “wildly successful’ 2nd Amendment First Responder campaign is continuing for a fifth straight week due to positive reaction. U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- For the fifth straight week, the Second Amendment Foundation is sponsoring a “wildly successful” television advertising campaign on more than a dozen networks, encouraging viewers to sign onto the “2nd Amendment First Responder” project in which the growing gun rights organization says it is “providing intellectual ammunition” to win the g...
Tags: Gun Rights News, Dave Workman


North and South: Anti-gunners Targeting State Preemption Statutes

Lawmakers in at least three state capitals are considering laws to repeal state preemption statutes. U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Anti-gun lawmakers in at least three states are pushing legislation to undo state firearms preemption statutes in an effort to return to the days when gun owners could easily fall victim to legal rat traps by crossing an invisible line between two jurisdictions with gun laws that might conflict with one another. Legislation has been introduced in Florida, Oregon, and W...
Tags: Florida, Guns, Washington, Oregon, Senate, White House, US, San Francisco, Joe Biden, Chicago, House, Portland, Capitol Hill, Hackney, Bill, Seattle


Utah Lawmaker Reintroduces ‘Constitutional Carry’ Legislation

Legislation has been introduced in Utah to allow for “constitutional carry” of concealed sidearms without a permit. (Dave Workman) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Utah State Rep. Walt Brooks (R-St. George) has once again introduced legislation to allow concealed carry without a permit, and this time he reportedly has a commitment from Gov. Spencer Cox to sign the bill if it hits his desk. Brooks’ House Bill 60 will be on the table when the Utah Legislature convenes Jan. 19. An earlier effort to allo...
Tags: Utah, Guns, Washington, Senate, US, America, Wyoming, House, Hudson, Utah State, Nra, Feb, Tribune, Brooks, National Shooting Sports Foundation, Salt Lake Tribune


WA Bill Would Prevent Police from Acquiring, Using ‘Military Equipment’

Washington State Capitol Building, Olympia. It will son be a busy place. U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Legislation pre-filed by two urban Democrats in the Washington State House of Representatives would prohibit law enforcement agencies from acquiring or using “any military equipment,” but sharp-eyed gun rights activists are concerned about what the bill defines as “military equipment” and how this bill could be a camel’s nose under the tent to ultimately impact law-abiding private citizens. It co...
Tags: Guns, Minneapolis, Washington, US, Seattle, Nra, Spokane, Ruger, Spokane Police, Jesse Johnson, Evergreen State, Dave Workman, Washington Legislature, Gun Rights News, Washington State House of Representatives, Debra Entenman


West Coast Blue-Stain Stopped Cold at Idaho, Utah Lines,,, For Now! Election 2020

The Second Amendment is safe in Idaho, Utah, Montana,  and Wyoming following Tuesday's elections. (Dave Workman) USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- While anti-gun Democrat Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and his lawsuit-happy Attorney General Bob Ferguson have won third terms, if there is such a thing as “blue tsunami” out West, it was stopped cold at the Idaho and Utah state lines, and in Montana, pro-gun Sen. Steve Daines has won another term on Capitol Hill and a pro-gun Republican governor will take offi...
Tags: Utah, Florida, Usa, Guns, Montana, Washington, Oregon, Senate, White House, US, West, Wyoming, Idaho, House, Arizona, Wisconsin


Dilemma for WA Gun Grabbers in FBI Data, CPL Stats

Concealed carry data in Washington could be bad news for anti-gunners. (Dave Workman) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Crime data revealed in the 2019 FBI Uniform Crime Report (UCR), released a few days ago, creates something of a statistical problem for Washington State gun prohibitionists, belying one of the long-standing contentions of the entire gun control movement: more guns in private hands leads to more murders. According to the new FBI data, there were fewer homicides in the Evergreen State ...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Washington, US, San Francisco, Fbi, United States, Washington State, Seattle, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Michael Bloomberg, Trump, Nra, Ginsburg, Alliance


6 Best Places to Visit in Washington State on a Road Trip

I didn’t have any kind of expectations or hope for our Washington State road trip, which was a good thing, because it ended up being one of my favorite states on our US RV trip. North Cascades National Park Actually, I even liked most of the places to visit in Washington State more than Oregon, which I thought would be the flip side. We spent about a month in Washington State exploring its diverse landscapes from the temperate rainforests and rugged coastline, to quaint Bavarian V...
Tags: Travel, Usa, Washington, Oregon, US, North America, Washington State, Bavaria, Seattle, Destinations, Clinton, Douglas, North Cascades National Park, Leavenworth, Cascade, Strait of Juan de Fuca


WA Frustration: Agencies Still Not Accepting CCW Apps; Down 9K Since April

Washington law enforcement agencies have “suspended” taking applications fo rnew concealed pistol licenses, leaving thousands of citizens unable to apply. The situation has been going on more than 5 1/2 months, due to the coronavirus outbreak. (Dave Workman photo) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- In the nearly six months that have passed since Washington State law enforcement agencies “suspended” taking new concealed pistol license applications, the number of active licenses has plummeted more than 9...
Tags: Guns, California, Washington, US, Fbi, Arizona, Washington State, Seattle, Illinois, Nra, Bradley, WA, Campos, Illinois State Police, Seattle City Council, King County


NRA Hits Back with Federal Suit v. James; Anti-2A Groups Exploit Lawsuits

The NRA Headquarters building U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Asserting that New York State Attorney General Letitia James’s lawsuit seeking to dissolve the National Rifle Association is “motivated and substantially caused by her hostility toward the NRA’s political advocacy,” the association has filed a countersuit in federal court and is asking for a jury trial. The lawsuit was filed by attorney William A. Brewer III of New York in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York in Alban...
Tags: New York, Guns, Congress, Washington, New York City, US, America, Bloomberg, Fox News, Seattle, Andrew Cuomo, District Of Columbia, Michael Bloomberg, Albany, James, Cuomo


Amid Seattle Crisis, SPD Admits RKBA, Open Carry Legal as City ‘Under Siege’

This banner has been hoisted onto a building in Seattle's Capitol Hill area taken over by protesters. (Screen snip, YouTube, Fox News) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- With a seven-block area in the city’s Capitol Hill neighborhood controlled by self-styled revolutionaries, Seattle is “under siege,” according to a Fox News headline, but amid the appearance of disorganization that has put the city in headlines across the nation, a Seattle police official acknowledged the state constitutional right to ...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Minneapolis, Washington, US, San Francisco, Cnn, Portland, Cbs, Fox News, Capitol Hill, Seattle, Msnbc, Donald Trump, Trump, State Government


After Seattle Riot, Armed Citizens Guard Small Town as Antis’ Exploit Try Fails

After downtown Seattle erupted in violence, armed citizens in suburban small towns guarded their local businesses. (Screen snip, YouTube, KING News) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- When residents of Snohomish, Wash., reportedly heard rumors that the violence which erupted in Seattle over the weekend might spill into their community, several took up arms and gathered on the small town’s main street to guard local businesses from vandals, the Seattle Times reported. Carrying sidearms and semi-auto rif...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Minneapolis, Washington, US, Seattle, Nra, Floyd, Lloyd, Seattle Times, Alliance, Monson, KIRO, Department of Licensing, KOMO, Riverside CA


VA Gov. Northam Lost One When Judge Ordered Gun Range Re-opened

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam lost one recently when a judge in Lynchburg ruled that the governor overstepped his authority by shutting down ranges. nra-ila image U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Anti-gun Democrat Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam lost one in Lynchburg Circuit Court when Judge F. Patrick Yeatts ruled—in a much-overlooked case—that Northam overstepped his authority when he declared a state of emergency and closed “recreational and entertainment” businesses, including indoor shooting ranges. A...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Virginia, Court, US, Chicago, Associated Press, Npr, University Of Virginia, Seattle, Justice Department, Nra, Inslee, Jay Inslee, Department of Licensing, Lynchburg


WA Prison Release Plan Has Evergreen Gun Owners Alarmed

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says the state may release nearly 1,000 “nonviolent offenders” from prison to comply with a state Supreme Court order related to the COVID-19 outbreak. iStock-1165446040 U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Reports that Washington State plans to release nearly 1,000 “nonviolent offenders” to ostensibly “limit the spread of COVID-19 among the prison population” have Evergreen State gun owners alarmed, amid reports of rising property crimes and because gun shops have been left of...
Tags: Utah, Guns, Supreme Court, Abc, California, Washington, Oregon, Aclu, Washington State, Seattle, Department Of Homeland Security, Detroit, Nra, Los Angeles County, Inslee, Department of Corrections


Anti-Gunners Demand Gun Shop Closures; Have They Lost the Gun Fight?

Bare shelves are a common sight at gun stores during any panic – but it's good to see gun companies coming together in spite of shortages. U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Two billionaire-backed gun prohibition lobbying groups—Michael Bloomberg’s Everytown for Gun Safety and the Seattle-based Alliance for Gun Responsibility—have launched an all-out effort to convince state officials across the country to close gun shops during the COVID-19 pandemic panic. Everytown has even turned loose its legal sta...
Tags: New York, Guns, Washington, Bellevue, Washington State, Seattle, Michael Bloomberg, Cisa, Trump, Nra, Wade, National Shooting Sports Foundation, Jay Inslee, Seattle Times, Keane, Gottlieb


Best NHL Player From Each U.S. State

The game of hockey still remains fourth among the major sports behind basketball, baseball and football in the United States, but the game has grown nationwide over the past few decades. George “Gerry Peirce Geran, a native of Holyoke, MA, was the first-ever American-born player to play in the NHL when he dressed for the Montreal Wanders during the league’s inaugural season of 1917-18. Since Geran’s debut, 1,274 players born in the United States have skated in at least one NHL game. Those pl...
Tags: Long Read, Auston Matthews, Chris Chelios, Patrick Kane, USA Hockey


‘Hot Damn, We Win’ Declares WA Activist as Virus Scare Brings New Challenges

Opinion Washington State Capitol building, Olympia. (Dave Workman) Washinton – -(AmmoLand.com)- Evergreen State grassroots gun rights activists appear jubilant at the end of that state’s legislative session, and one leader in the fight against new gun control laws declared on social media, “Hot Damn, We Win!” There were some onerous gun control laws passed, including one that creates a brand new “Office of Firearms Violence Prevention.” However, the two “signature” measures sought by anti-g...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Nashville, Washington State, Donald Trump, Trump, Nra, Olympia, National Rifle Association, Jay Inslee, Bob Ferguson, Gottlieb, Ammoland, CPL, Evergreen State, CHAMPAIGN Ill


Minnesota Carry Soars; Everytown, Brady Groups Endorse Biden

Joe Biden picked up endorsements from gun-banning Everytown for Gun Safety and the Brady gun control group. U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- The Minneapolis Star Tribune is reporting a surge in carry permits with a record 301,268 now active in the state, with more than 51,400 issued in 2019, while on the national scene, Michael Bloomberg’s Everytown for Gun Safety has endorsed Joe Biden for president, cementing his anti-gun credentials. Biden won the Minnesota primary March 3. In Minnesota, the curre...
Tags: Minnesota, Guns, Washington, White House, Virginia, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Associated Press, Biden, Washington State, Seattle, Michael Bloomberg, Bernie Sanders, Nra, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Brady


Seattle Times Likes Klobuchar in Primary; She’s Got a Gun Control Plan, Too

Sen. Amy Klobuchar gets an editorial nod in Seattle, but gun owners shake their heads. (Screen snip, YouTube, NBC) U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- The traditionally anti-gun-rights Seattle Times has endorsed Minnesota Democrat Sen. Amy Klobuchar in advance of Washington State’s March 10 primary, and like every other candidate in the race, she’s got a gun control scheme that appears based on a misunderstanding of what the Second Amendment is all about. As reported by ABC News on Feb. 7, “For Sen. Amy...
Tags: Minnesota, Guns, Washington, Oregon, Amy Klobuchar, Houston, Biden, Washington State, Seattle, Donald Trump, South Carolina, Dick, Bustle, Joe, Nra, Olympia


Bad Week for Bloomberg in VA, WA and NV as ‘Trump Wins’ Dem Debate

Billionaire Democrat presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg has had a bad week. U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- It’s been a bad week for billionaire presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg, with embarrassing setbacks in Virginia, Washington and Nevada, where his first debate performance might easily be his last. Bloomberg's Democrat rivals wasted no time pounding the former New York City mayor on every issue except one: Gun control, which barely got a mention during the two-hour brawl in Las Vega...
Tags: Texas, Nbc, Guns, California, Washington Post, Washington, Virginia, New York City, Elizabeth Warren, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Cnn, Ferguson, Associated Press, Nevada, Biden


People Power: VA Ban Defeated; WA Gun Owners Can Take a Lesson

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam nra-Ila image U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- News erupted Monday morning that the proposed ban on so-called “assault weapons” in Virginia—the measure supported by anti-gun Gov. Ralph Northam—was “shelved” in committee on a 10-5 bipartisan vote, handing the governor an embarrassing defeat. According to Fox News, the vote saw four moderate Democrats cross party lines. It came a month after an estimated 22,000 heavily-armed Virginians and supporters from other states descen...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Washington, White House, Virginia, Bloomberg, Fox, Fox News, Seattle, Michael Bloomberg, Richmond, Nra, Legislature, State Capitol, Jay Inslee, Alliance


Ohio Gov. DeWine Cracks Code: Locking Up Criminals Reduces Violent Crime

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine may have cracked the code on criminal violence. (Screen snip, YouTube, WCPO News) U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Ohio’s Republican Gov. Mike DeWine has evidently cracked a proverbial code about violent crime and it went virtually unnoticed last week, overshadowed by President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address and his acquittal by the U.S. Senate in the impeachment trial, and the Iowa caucus debacle. DeWine, speaking at the Associated Press Legislative Forum—according t...
Tags: Florida, New York, News, Nbc, Guns, Washington, Oregon, New York City, Williams, New Hampshire, Iowa, Ohio, Las Vegas, Bronx, Seattle, Donald Trump


Are WA Armed Citizens Being Penalized for Seattle Shooting?

A wild shooting in downtown Seattle was followed by more calls for gun control, leaving Washington gun owners once again facing punishment for a crime they didn't commit. Two suspects in that event, which left one woman dead, have been apprehended in Las Vegas. (Screen snip, YouTube, CBS News) U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- The Washington State House Civil Rights and Judiciary Committee has voted to pass legislation making it more difficult for Evergreen State gun owners to obtain and renew their c...
Tags: Utah, Nbc, Guns, Washington, Cbs News, Oregon, Virginia, Salem, Las Vegas, City Council, Seattle, Pacific Northwest, Committee, Nra, Olympia, Legislature


Virginia Gun Control Fight Launches ‘2A Sanctuary’ Tidal Wave

Tens of thousands of citizens gathered in Richmond, adding new momentum to the Second Amendment Sanctuary movement now expanding across the country. U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- In the week since tens of thousands of Second Amendment activists descended on Richmond, Virginia to oppose a string of Democrat-sponsored gun control measures, the “Second Amendment Sanctuary” movement has added considerable momentum to a movement that was already well underway, according to The Hill. No doubt more fuel ...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Oregon, Virginia, Associated Press, Oklahoma, Washington State, Seattle, Richmond, General Assembly, Nra, Olympia, Lowe, Capitol, Richmond Virginia, KFOR


Embattled WA Lawmaker Shea Talks as Rights Fight Looms

Embattled Washington State Rep. Matt Shea says he's being ‘targeted” for his success in defeating gun control bills. (Dave Workman) U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- As hundreds of Second Amendment activists gathered at the Washington State capitol Friday—a prelude to hearings beginning this week on several gun control proposals—they heard from embattled State Rep. Matt Shea before he spoke exclusively to Ammoland about a report that he “participated in an act of domestic terrorism” relating to the ar...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Oregon, House, Washington State, Nra, Cliven Bundy, Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, Malheur, Olympia, Legislature, Shea, Veterans Administration, Matt Shea, Senate Law and Justice Committee, U S Bureau of Land Management


Resistance Builds Against Gun Control Extremism at Both Ends of the Nation

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has declared a ‘Temporary emergency' prohibiting guns at Capitol Square in Richmond, a move that gun rights proponents believe is illegal. U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Anti-gun Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has declared a “temporary emergency” and banned all firearms from Capitol Square in advance of an anticipated “massive rally” of Second Amendment activists—a move the Virginia Citizens Defense League believes is illegal— and anti-rights politicians in Washington state...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Senate, Virginia, Democrats, United States, House, Washington State, Seattle, Richmond, Commonwealth, General Assembly, Nra, Olympia, Capitol, state Senate


Fatal Shootings Up in Seattle; WA Gun Control ‘A Failure,’ Says CCRKBA

Gun control in Washington, especially in Seattle, has been a failure, says the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms. (Dave Workman image) U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- A national gun rights organization based in Washington State said the gun control crusade that’s been in progress there for the past several years has just been proven a failure with the release of new data from the Seattle Police Department showing an uptick in shootings that were supposed to have been curtailed b...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Senate, Fbi, Bellevue, Washington State, Seattle, Nra, Spd, Capitol, Jay Inslee, Bob Ferguson, Seattle Times, Seattle City Council, Gottlieb, Seattle Police Department


Rise In Seattle Shootings & Fatalities Obvious Proof Of Gun Control Failure

Opinion Rise In Seattle Shootings & Fatalities Obvious Proof Of Gun Control Failure BELLEVUE, WA – -(AmmoLand.com)- An increase in the number of shootings and gun-related homicides in Seattle during the past year is more evidence of the failure of gun control laws adopted in recent years, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said today. Shootings were up a reported 6 percent over 2018, and there were 18 fatal shootings in the city, the highest number since the city ado...
Tags: Guns, Washington, US, Fbi, United States, Seattle, Seattle Police, Gottlieb, Evergreen State, Washington Legislature, Alan Gottlieb, Gun Rights News, Citizens Committee, Failed Gun Control, CCRKBA, Bear Arms