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Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 2021 ‘Licensing in Washington.’ Owner Responsibilities. San Francisco, CA: Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence. 6 March
Licensing of Gun Owners and Purchasers in Washington
Washington has no law requiring gun owners or purchasers to obtain a license.
In Washington, every city, town, and political subdivision of the state is prohibited from requiring the purchaser of a firearm to secure a permit to purchase, or from requiring a firearms dealer to secure an individual permit for each sale…
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