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    NRA lobbyist likens Washington’s gun initiative to Nazi Germany

    Posted on July 28, 2014 | By Joel Connelly

    In a startling charge delivered at an anti-Initiative 594 meeting last week at Silverdale, the National Rifle Association’s chief state lobbyist likened Washington’s campaign to close the gun show loophole to Nazi Germany.

    The charge has evoked outrage from the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle, where a gunman shot to death one employee and wounded others in a 2006 attack.

    Brian Judy of the NRA took out after Seattle entrepreneur Nick Hanauer, whose family has pledged a half-million-dollars to I-594. The November ballot initiative, originally launched by Seattle’s faith community — including the senior rabbi at Seattle’s Temple De Hirsch Sinai — would close the “gun show loophole” by requiring criminal background checks for those purchasing firearms at gun shows or on line...


    (h/t to Glen The Plumber)

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