New Gun Laws Force Museum to Remove Historic WW2 Guns

In November, Washington state voters passed Initiative 594. The initiative greatly expanded the state’s background checks to include all private gun sales and transfers. It even calls for background checks for when a grandfather passes one of his guns down to a grandson. The extended background checks also cover firearms donated to museums and institutions. The only exception is for guns manufactured prior to 1898. The new law is already affecting at least one historic museum, the Lynden Pioneer Read more […]