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State to enforce high-capacity magazine ban as legal battle ensues

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OLYMPIA—Washington State Supreme Court Commissioner Michael E. Johnston ordered, on Thursday, April 25, that the state’s prohibition on high-capacity firearm magazines will remain in effect at least until an ensuing legal battle comes to a close. Johnston said his decision was based on the opposing side failing “to persuasively show” that the ban be overturned […]

WA judge rules high-capacity magazine ban unconstitutional, state appeals

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OLYMPIA, Wash., April 10, 2023—A Cowlitz County Superior Court Judge ruled Monday, April 8, that Washington State’s ban on high-capacity magazines was unconstitutional, immediately issuing an injunction for the state to stop enforcing the ban, the Seattle Times first reported. On July 1, 2022, Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill 5078 went into effect making it illegal […]

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