1,000 protest new gun law at state Capitol

Rachel La Corte Associated Press via KOMO News 12/13/2014

About 1,000 gun-rights advocates, many openly carrying rifles and handguns, rallied Saturday outside the Capitol to protest a new expanded gun background check law in Washington state.

Organizers of the “I Will Not Comply” rally promised to exchange and sell firearms without conducting background checks during […]

Bill Gates Donates $1 Million to Gun Control Campaign

Dan Cannon GunsSaveLives.net 8/26/2014

Bill Gates and his wife Melinda have donated a total of $1 million to a campaign attempting to get Initiative 594 passed in Washington State.

Initiative 594 is a “universal background check” initiative that would require background checks on private gun sales. Currently in Washington State, as in most states in […]

Bill Gates backing gun control measure

Dave Workman Seattle Gun Rights Examiner 11/14/2013

KPLU reported Wednesday that Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his wife, Melinda have contributed $25,000 apiece to the Initiative 594 campaign, joining a growing list of wealthy Seattle-area supporters of the 15-page gun control measure, as confirmed by Public Disclosure Commission documents obtained yesterday by Examiner and The […]