State officials have yet to start annual background checks for owners of pistols and semiautomatic rifles — and they have no concrete plans to do so.
Washington already ranked among the strictest states for firearm laws before it passed additional gun control legislation this year. But advocates say there's still room for improvement.
But in the wake of the Uvalde shooting, some students and educators say a national reckoning on guns is key to school safety.
As gun deaths rise, Seattle-area leaders hope peer pressure can break cycles of violence.
Sen. Chris Murphy discusses the origins of gun violence in the U.S. and how the debate around this may be changing.
Despite opposition from Republicans and gun-rights activists, lawmakers in Olympia are working to deter ad hoc ‘patrols’ and armed protests.
We must contend with racist indignities of all types if we want to root out bigotry in our society.
He’s already written about racism’s intersections with gun control, the insurance industry and Amazon — and he wants to spark more conversations.
State laws are vague on armed protests and paramilitaries, but legislators and activists are trying to change that.