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Voters, Not NRA Lobbyists, Win in Washington State
Originally Posted: 11/10/2014 - 1:41pm | Type: Blog

Washington voters made history by becoming the first state to expand background checks to all gun sales by popular vote. By strategically moving the fight for commonsense gun policies from gun lobby-dominated ...

Obama Endorses Gay Marriage Push in Washington, Maine
Originally Posted: 10/29/2012 - 3:20pm | Type: Blog

Late last week, President Barack Obama endorsed the same-sex marriage referendum on the Washington state ballot and also formally backed a similar measure on the ballot in Maine. ...

Court: Pharmacists Can’t Be Forced to Dispense Morning-after Pill
Originally Posted: 02/27/2012 - 2:08am | Type: Blog

A federal court has struck down a Washington state rule that requires pharmacists to dispense the morning-after pill even if it violates their religious beliefs. A federal court ...

Washington Becomes 7th State to Legalize Gay Marriage
Originally Posted: 02/14/2012 - 11:35am | Type: Blog

In an emotional ceremony Monday (Feb. 13), Gov. Chris Gregoire signed legislation that makes Washington the seventh state to legalize gay marriage. In an emotional ceremony Monday ...