60% of Washington voters support initiative to impose gun regulations
WASHINGTON — 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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