Snohomish County Council ignores state statute
By SOF Editor on Thu, 01/14/2010 - 11:31am
What happens when governments ignore the law?
The Snohomish County Council is ignoring the fact that a long-standing state preemption statute has nullified the county's 1971 parks handgun ban. They were made aware of the problem and on Wednesday they failed to act on a housekeeping measure to fix the problem.
The ordinance is without teeth, it was voided by the 1983 state law, yet they just don't agree with the idea of legally-carried guns in parks.