Seattle mayor supports home-built firearm ban, municipal patchwork of restrictions

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Gun control, transportation, housing among Seattle leaders’ wish list for state Legislature
Mayor Harrell also is focused on gun responsibility, noting his support for House Bill 1705, which would limit the purchase of “ghost guns,” or untraceable firearms, frames and receivers without registration or unique serial numbers.

Moreover, she says, the mayor is asking the state to lift a preemption law that bars localities from regulating guns more strictly than the state.

“So for example, could we keep firearms out of parks where our children are playing,” Monisha Harrell said.
House Bill 1705, to which Harrell was referring:
https://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium ... 0120074938

Re: Seattle mayor supports home-built firearm ban, municipal patchwork of restrictions

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Democrats control the Washington state house by 57-41 and the Washington state senate by 28-21. States that allow local governments to preempt state firearms laws: California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New Jersey and New York allow local preemption of state gun laws,.....

If the Seattle council passes the home-built ban, it will likely end up in court.
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