60% of Washington voters support initiative to impose gun regulations

60% of Washington voters support initiative to impose gun regulations

According to the Associated Press, Washington voters have passed measures tightening gun regulations and making it easier to prosecute police for negligent shootings.

Preliminary statewide results show 1,181,218, or 60.35% of Washingtonians voted to support Initiative 1639 and 775,902, or 39.65% of voters were against the measure.

Initiative 1639 seeks to curb gun violence by toughening background checks for people buying semi-automatic rifles, increasing the age limit to 21 for buyers of those guns and requiring safe storage of all firearms. Learn more here.

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