Washington State Legislature introduces 3 new bills that will ban all common firearms

Rep. Jim Moeller’s HB 2354 would ban so-called “assault weapons”, in which nearly every modern firearm is defined as an “assault weapon”. Parts of Section 1 of the bill reads as follows: “(27) “Assault weapon” means: (a) A semiautomatic rifle that has the capacity to accept a detachable magazine and has one or more of […]

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Harvard University Study Reveals Astonishing Link Between Firearms, Crime and Gun Control

According to a study in the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, which cites the Centers for Disease Control, the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and the United Nations International Study on Firearms Regulation, the more guns a nation has, the less criminal activity. Read more at: http://www.beliefnet.com/News/Articles/Harvard-University-Study-Reveals-Astonishing-Link.aspx

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Report reveals acute lack of resources, planning at Island County Sheriff’s Office

September 24, 2015 Whidbey Daily News, By Janis Reid Original article A shortfall of funding and staffing at the Island County Sheriff’s Office is leading to a lack of crucial policy updates, security measures and long-term planning, according to a report released this week by the Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs. The voluntary […]

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Swan Lake Watershed “Preservation” Group is at it again

The supposed “preservation” group called “Swan Lake Watershed “Preservation” Group” headed by our ex county commissioner Angie Homola is at it again with more new demands placed on area landowners. The Fakkema Farm has applied for a logging permit to log their acreage on North Whidbey unfortunately they have a group of relative newcomers to the […]

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