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Looking back at three-strikes

November 14, 2010 in In the News
The Columbian (Vancouver)
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The Columbian (Vancouver)
Date: 
Sunday, November 14, 2010

WPC in the News

June 2, 2010 in In the News
Seattle Times
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Seattle Times
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Friday, February 5, 2010

Proposal Would Weaken Three Strikes Law

April 7, 2009 in Publications

Lawmakers in Olympia are considering a proposal to change the state’s Three-Strikes-You’re-Out law by removing second degree robbery from the list of criminal offenses that count as a strike.

The Dirty Dozen: How Twelve Supreme Court Cases Radically Expanded Government and Eroded Freedom

June 24, 2008 in Events
Date: 
Tuesday, June 24th, 2008
Time: 
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Place: 
Washington Athletic Club
Seattle, WA

The Puget Sound Lawyers Chapter of the Federalist Society sponsored a talk by William Mellor, co-author of the new book The Dirty Dozen: How Twelve Supreme Court Cases Radically Expanded Government and Eroded Freedom. The lunch event, co-sponsored by Washington Policy Center, took place at the Washington Athletic Club.

More Gun Control Won't Reduce Violence

January 16, 2007 in Publications

A recent P.I. editorial agrees with Mayor Nickels’ call for more gun control, saying “the legal system could do a lot more to control guns. ”There’s just one problem with this approach – it won’t work.

Legal Gun Ownership Saves Lives

May 17, 2006 in Publications

It’s an age-old story. A criminal shoots someone, and then politicians propose gun-control measures that would have done nothing to prevent the shooting. On March 26, Kyle Huff killed six people at a late-night party in Seattle. Seattle mayor Greg Nickels immediately called for more regulations on guns. None of his proposals would have prevented the tragedy.