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Washington State Bans Sale Of Semi-Automated Rifles

Washington state handed a regulation Tuesday banning the sale of AR-15s and dozens of alternative semi-automatic rifles.

“Those guns of conflict, attack guns, haven’t any reason why instead of mass homicide,” Gov. Jay Inslee stated all over a rite the place he signed the invoice into regulation, the Seattle Occasions reported. “Their most effective function is to kill people as unexpectedly as imaginable in massive numbers.”

The brand new regulation will take impact straight away and can ban the long run sale, distribution, manufacture and importation of greater than 50 gun fashions, together with AR-15s and AK-47s.

Two different expenses authorized through the Legislature remaining week and anticipated to be signed into regulation through Inslee on Tuesday come with a 10-day ready length for gun purchases. The opposite invoice would grasp gunmakers and dealers accountable for capturing deaths if they’re “irresponsible in how they maintain, retailer or promote the ones guns.”

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