“The NRA and the Second Amendment Foundation should be ashamed that they haven’t reached out and supported this legislation, because I promise you most of their members agree that this is common sense legislation.”

—Pete Holmes, Seattle city attorney

“A lot of people who support the idea of state preemption look at this as an attempt to erode it, so that cities can get rid of the law eventually… That’s not good for anybody.”

—Dave Workman, former National Rifle Association board member

“[Seattle] passed a sales tax on guns and ammunition. That ordinance was also challenged, and the challenge failed... There’s a strong basis for us to be able to win a legal battle on this issue.”

—Shawn Terjeson, volunteer spokesperson, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America

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