gun safety

There was a shooting at Seattle Pacific University this afternoon. As of 5pm Seattle Police believe a lone gunman shot four people before being disarmed by a University staff member. There are reports one person is dead, another is in critical condition and two others sustained less serious injuries.

How More People Buying Guns Equals More Money For Wildlife

Mar 26, 2014
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The run on firearms last year is turning into a windfall for conservation programs in the Northwest. 

Idaho university students are making a last-minute attempt to stop a measure that would allow people to carry concealed weapons on campus.

Jessica Robinson / Northwest News Network

State colleges and universities across Idaho are appealing to state lawmakers' fiscally conservative side in an attempt to sideline a proposal to allow guns on campuses. A House committee is scheduled to consider the bill Friday morning. But schools say it could cost hundreds of thousands – even millions – of dollars a year.

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More than 200 people protested in the rain outside Idaho’s statehouse Thursday. They want lawmakers to reject a bill that would allow concealed weapons on college and university campuses. 

Former astronaut Mark Kelly was among those speaking out in favor of a measure requiring criminal background checks for most private gun sales in Oregon.

Oregon lawmakers convened Monday for a whirlwind 35-day session. But the thorniest topics were largely absent from the opening day festivities.

She was shot in the head during a mass shooting in Tucson, Arizona in 2011. Tuesday former Arizona Congresswoman Gabby Giffords testified in Olympia in support of Initiative 594.

A New Gun Exchange In The Midst Of Dueling Measures

Jan 27, 2014
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Starting Monday, Washington gun owners will have a new place to sell their firearms. That’s when a website called Washington Gun Exchange plans to launch. The arrival of this online marketplace comes as Washington lawmakers prepare to hold contentious hearings on dueling gun measures.

Oregon lawmakers are gearing up for another fight over background checks for gun purchases.

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