Some sheriffs won’t enforce gun law

Roger Harnack/Statesman Examiner



(This story has been updated)

OKANOGAN – Many county sheriffs around the state say they won’t enforce gun-related Initiative 1639, which was passed by nearly 60 percent of voters statewide in November 2018.

The law restricts the purchase and ownership of firearms and includes background checks, storage requirements and waiting periods for purchasing semiautomatic assault rifles...

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