Initiative 591 http://www.kplu.org en Poll: Gun Rights Initiative Losing Support While Background Check Remains Popular http://www.kplu.org/post/poll-gun-rights-initiative-losing-support-while-background-check-remains-popular <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/158874024&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_comments=true&amp;show_user=true&amp;show_reposts=false" width="100%"></iframe></p><p>Support for a gun rights measure on Washington’s fall ballot is flagging, according to a new Elway poll released Tuesday. Meanwhile, a dueling measure that would expand background checks remains popular.</p><p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 22:54:36 +0000 Austin Jenkins 17742 at http://www.kplu.org Poll: Gun Rights Initiative Losing Support While Background Check Remains Popular Dueling Gun Control Measures: 1 Initiative Certified, 2nd Under Review http://www.kplu.org/post/dueling-gun-control-measures-1-initiative-certified-2nd-under-review <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">The secretary of state's office has officially certified one gun-related initiative to the Legislature and is starting review of signatures on another.</p><div style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;"><p>Secretary of State Kim Wyman certified the results for <a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/i-594-signatures-be-turned-next-week">Initiative 594</a> on Wednesday. That measure would require universal background checks on all firearm sales in Washington. Nearly 347,000 signatures were submitted for the initiative, far more than the minimum requirement of 246,372.</p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 03:19:41 +0000 The Associated Press 12794 at http://www.kplu.org Dueling Gun Control Measures: 1 Initiative Certified, 2nd Under Review 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.