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By Roger Harnack

Gun-control initiative title misleading


Last updated 10/31/2019 at 10:57am

OLYMPIA – The state Office of Attorney General Bob Ferguson has titled a proposed ballot measure to repeal gun-control measures enacted under Initiative 1639, but intentionally left out the word “repeal.”

A letter from Deputy Solicitor General Peter B. Gonick sent to Secretary of State Kim Wyman on Monday, Oct. 21, titled the measure, “Initiative Measure No. 1094 concerns firearms.”

Neither the title nor description mentions that the purpose of the measure is to repeal I-1639, approved by voters mostly in the Puget Sound area last year.

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