Washington voters will face two conflicting background check initiatives - Prof. Hugh Spitzer quoted
- Oregon Live
Now, voters in Washington state are confronted with a choice about whether or not requiring more background checks on additional kinds of gun sales would prevent similar tragedies.
Two rival ballot initiatives pit one side of the political spectrum against the other in an irreconcilable clash of views. With gun debate heavyweights and big-name backers like Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates entering the fray, the outcome could have national implications.