Author Archives: Dave Workman

Dave Workman

About Dave Workman

Dave Workman is an author, senior editor of Gun Week, communications director for the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, award-winning outdoor writer, former member of the NRA Board of Directors.

Anti-Gun WA Lawmakers Launch New Assault on Weapons

12/18/09 Gun Rights: Gun prohibitionists are using the murder of a Seattle police officer, and a couple of other slayings, to launch a new effort to ban the sale of semiautomatic firearms in Washington State, and require current owners to register their firearms.

Seattle Gun Ban Lawsuit Could Have National Implications

The outcome of a long-awaited lawsuit filed Oct. 28 against the City of Seattle and Mayor Greg Nickels to overturn the city’s illegal gun ban could have national implications because several other states have modeled their firearms preemption laws after the Washington State statute that is at the center of the Seattle case.

Public Against Seattle Gun Ban

Public reaction to a proposed ban on firearms at Seattle park facilities was decidedly negative, with 96 percent of the people weighing in on the idea turning thumbs down.

Bloomberg’s Mayors Against Guns Exploits Crime to Push Agenda

Michael Bloomberg Mayors Against Illegal Guns a group boasting some 450 members including Seattle lame duck Mayor Greg Nickels has petitioned President Barack Obama to adopt several alleged reforms MAIG is pushing that sound suspiciously like a federal crackdown on gun shows.