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Gun magazine ban moves to governor's desk

Since September 2016, state Attorney General Bob Ferguson has been working toward implementing gun changes that would prevent acts like the Mukilteo mass shooting July 30, 2016.

Now, a ban on high-capacity magazines that hold more than 10 rounds is on its way to Gov. Jay Inslee’s desk for his approval.

If signed by the governor, the bill would go into effect July 1. It makes manufacturing, importing, distributing and selling large-capacity magazines a gross misdemeanor.

“Today is the fulfillment of years of hard work from so many,” Ferguson said. “Today, our Legislature chose public safety ove...


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