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Source: Fox News

Sheriffs in conservative counties in Washington refuse to enforce new gun law

12-Feb-2019

SPOKANE, Wash-- Sheriffs in a dozen Washington counties say they won’t enforce the state’s sweeping new restrictions on semi-automatic rifles until the courts decide whether they are constitutional.

Sheriffs in 12 mostly rural, conservative counties — Grant, Lincoln, Okanogan, Cowlitz, Douglas, Benton, Pacific, Stevens, Yakima, Wahkiakum, Mason and Klickitat — along with the police chief of the small town of Republic, have said they will not enforce the new law until the issues are decided by the courts.

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Top GOP rep demands answers after Dems hire anti-Trump investigators for Judiciary Committee

Thursday 22:45 GMT

The top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee is demanding to know why the panel's Democratic leadership made the "costly" and "unusual" decision this week to hire two prominent anti-Trump consultants to conduct a purportedly impartial investigation of the the White House.

Berke, a litigation partner at the international law firm Kramer Levin, is based in New York City, and will commute four days per week to work for the Democrats on the Judiciary Committee.

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Source: Global News

U.S. House Judiciary Committee sends gun control legislation to Congress floor, for a vote

Friday 03:19 GMT

Stacey Abrams takes on gun control: First graders are doing active shooter drills. If approved by the full House, the bill would be the most significant gun-control legislation approved by either chamber of Congress in at least a decade.

A key House committee approved a bill Wednesday to require background checks for all sales and transfers of firearms, a first step by majority Democrats to tighten gun laws after eight years of Republican rule.


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