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Washington Becomes 10th State To Ban Semi-Automatic Rifles

Anna Allen - Washington Free Beacon | Published on 6/3/2023
The Washington State Legislature on Wednesday sent a bill to Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee's desk that will ban semi-automatic rifles.

The measure, which Inslee is expected to sign into law, will "block the sale, distribution, manufacture, and importation of more than 50 gun models, including AR-15s, AK-47s, and similar style rifles," the Associated Press reported. Sales to law enforcement agencies and the military are excepted from the law, and individuals who already possess these kinds of weapons will be able to keep them.