NRA, Second Amendment Foundation File Suit against Seattle Gun Storage Ordinance

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A pair of gun-rights groups announced they filed a lawsuit against Seattle’s restrictive gun-storage ordinance on Friday because they say it violates Washington state law.

The National Rifle Association and Washington-based Second Amendment Foundation are working together with two Seattle residents in the suit against the city. They say the city’s requirement that any guns in a person’s residence must be stored in a locked container unless being carried by the owner or other authorized users violates state law.

“The City of Seattle has been trying to erode state preemption almost from the moment it was passed back in 1985,” Alan Gottlieb, the founder of the Second Amendment Foundation, said. …

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