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When your rep is owned by billionaire groups

Updated: May 4

Recently, a document request came in because of suspicious arguments done by Representative Liz Berry, along with Strom Peterson, and David Hackney in regard of their gun control legislation, which was signed into law. Suspicion arose when the arguments she was making didn't make logical sense.

Law enforcement in Washington state release violent crime stats, and they showed that violent crime had risen significantly in 2021, and has steadily risen across the board, including murders, and a 12+% increase in violent crime

Washington Gun Law's William Kirk had also taken notice and put up this excellent breakdown of the nonsensical arguments put out like these laws were "saving lives" and "reducing gun violence".

This goes beyond just the laws passed in the latest state legislative session. In total, Democrats in Washington state have passed 29 gun control laws over the past 10 years. See the attached file below:

Issue Alert--Firearms Legislation - Copy
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So, for 29 gun control laws, over 10 years, we should see a dramatic lowering of gun violence in our state right?

Yet, according to @WaStateHomicide on Twitter, we broke records for homicides last year and are on track to break that record this year:

So, what gives? Well, my group asked the same question, and we got our answer. Liz Berry, and Democrats in the Washington state legislature, are not only wholly owned by billionaire funded gun control groups Everytown and the Alliance For Gun Responsibility, those same groups are actively writing state gun control laws and have a major say in how they are crafted.

Even their own internal attorney's had concerns about the proposals. Also notice, that there's "national