To the Honorable Members of the Kirkland City Council,
Let me start by thanking you for the many hours of unpaid service you perform for our community. I realize it is pretty much a thankless job.
I disagree with the stance you recently took regarding I-591 and I-594. In the first place I don’t think our city council, as an elected body, should be taking a stance on statewide initiatives or any other measure on the ballot. What is next? The endorsement of candidates for office?
I-594 is a poorly written law that puts an unfair burden on law abiding gun owners. Even the supporters of I-594 admit there are flaws in the law but they claim they can be “fixed” by a 2/3 majority vote of the legislature. Do you really think you will ever get a 2/3 majority vote in the legislature on any issue?Read More