What the authors of this study fail to see through their urban bubble is what those who live in rural communities have known for a very long time: most everyone living in rural areas carry firearms on a daily basis.
The Washington State Legislature is hearing in committee this week, a bill that would ban the sale of dozens of popular firearms.
At least 63 types of firearms would be prohibited from being sold.
According to information from The Center Square, the State House has passed House Bill (HB) 1240, and now it heads to the Senate where the Law and Justice Committee will consider it.
Benton County Sheriff Tom Croskrey released a statement to the media and on the BCSO Facebook page yesterday, joining a number of other elected Sheriffs around the state in opposing the new slate of gun laws being proposed this session.