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Airway Heights police share position on I-1639


Last updated 3/21/2019 at 6:02pm

In November 2018, nearly 60 percent of Washington voters approved Initiative-1639, one of the strictest pieces of gun safety legislation in the country. Since then, sheriffs and police chiefs across the state have said they will not enforce the new law.

Not so in Airway Heights.

Airway Heights Police Chief Lee Bennett said he’s “a strong supporter of the Second Amendment,” but those feelings will not influence how he tackles the added gun control rules when they kick in later this year.

“I believe that if the voters voted it in and it wasn’t something some politician did, it’s...

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