High-capacity magazines sold briefly

RITZVILLE — Sen. Mark Schoesler is following a gun case in Western Washington closely.

On Monday, April 8, Cowlitz County Superior Court Judge Gary Bashor ruled that the 2022 state law banning high-capacity magazines is unconstitutional.

“As you might guess, Attorney General Bob Ferguson did not take this news well,” Schoesler, R-Ritzville, said in an email.

The case involves Gator Custom Guns in Kelso, which was sued by the state in an effort to stop the business from selling magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds of ammunition.

The lawsuit alleged the business violated the state la...


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