Washington state Senate approves open carry ban at Capitol, permitted rallies in party-line vote
Added 02-26-21 04:29:03am EST - “Washington? state senators voted along party lines Thursday to pass a bill that would ban the open carry of firearms and other weapons both at the Capitol building in Olympia and within 250 feet of a permitted demonstration anywhere…” - Foxnews.com
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Washington state senators voted along party lines Thursday to pass a bill that would ban the open carry of firearms and other weapons both at the Capitol building and grounds and within 250 feet of a permitted protest anywhere in the state.
Democratic Sen. Patty Kuderer, the bill’s sponsor, said guns and politically-charged situations "is a bad combination and it poses serious risk to public health and safety."
"What you need when you come to the Capitol is your voice. You don’t need a weapon," she said.
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