Gun Background Check http://www.kplu.org en Signatures Submitted for Dueling Gun Measures in Wash. http://www.kplu.org/post/signatures-submitted-dueling-gun-measures-wash <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Washington voters can expect dueling gun-related measures on next fall’s ballot. Sponsors of a gun rights initiative submitted nearly 350,000 signatures Thursday.&nbsp;</span></p><p>Thirteen boxes labeled “Save Your Gun: Yes on 591” were loaded onto a cart and trucked into the Washington Secretary of State’s Office. Initiative 591 would prohibit the state from confiscating a gun without due process. It would also bar state background checks that go beyond federal standards.</p><p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 21:59:01 +0000 Austin Jenkins 11212 at http://www.kplu.org Signatures Submitted for Dueling Gun Measures in Wash. Bill And Melinda Gates Contribute to Wash. Gun Control Measure http://www.kplu.org/post/bill-and-melinda-gates-contribute-wash-gun-control-measure <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Bill and Melinda Gates have each contributed $25,000 to the campaign to require background checks for most gun sales in Washington. The couple’s personal contributions late last month helped push the Yes on Initiative 594 campaign over the $1 million mark.</span></p><p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 00:03:57 +0000 Austin Jenkins 11053 at http://www.kplu.org Bill And Melinda Gates Contribute to Wash. Gun Control Measure Supporters of Gun Background Checks Submit Signatures http://www.kplu.org/post/supporters-gun-background-checks-submit-signatures <p>Sponsors of an initiative to require universal background checks for gun sales in Washington have submitted 250,000 petition signatures, the minimum needed to put the measure before the Legislature in January. If lawmakers fail to act, voters would see it on the ballot a year from now.</p><p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 17:09:54 +0000 Austin Jenkins 10358 at http://www.kplu.org Supporters of Gun Background Checks Submit Signatures I-594 Signatures to be Turned in Next Week http://www.kplu.org/post/i-594-signatures-be-turned-next-week <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;"><span style="font-size: 15.454545021057129px;">The</span><span style="font-size: 15.454545021057129px;"> secretary of state's office says that advocates seeking to expand the use of background checks on gun sales plan to submit their petition signatures for an initiative to the Legislature next week.</span></p><div style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;"><p>David Ammons, a spokesman for Secretary of State Kim Wyman, said Friday that supporters of Initiative 594 have made an appointment to turn in their signatures at 9 a.m. Wednesday, nearly three months before the Jan. 3 deadline.</p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 19:36:18 +0000 The Associated Press 10279 at http://www.kplu.org I-594 Signatures to be Turned in Next Week