In the News: Big victory for supporters of stricter gun laws: WA Legislature approves new ammunition limits

OLYMPIA — The Washington House has voted to prohibit the sale, importation, distribution and manufacture of firearm magazines that hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition, marking a major victory for supporters of stricter gun laws as the bill now heads to Gov. Jay Inslee for his signature.

Senate Bill 5078 not only puts limits on magazines for semiautomatic rifles with 20 or 30 rounds, but also for many pistols, which often carry more than 10 rounds.

The legislation does not prohibit possession of such magazines…

Read this article in The Seattle Times.