November 20, 2014

Museum Removes Guns From Exhibit Over Vague Law

A Washington State museum is returning all the guns in its World War II exhibit to the owners because a newly passed gun-control bill does not specify whether or not the museum falls under the rule of Initiative 594, a law that expands the background check requirement in that state when guns are transferred. The Lynden Pioneer Museum has not received clarification on whether or not the firearms in their care – including a anti-tank rifle and a Johnson M1941 – needed to be transferred with a background check. Instead of fighting the law, they are returning the guns. Washington State Attorney Bob Ferguson said, “To date, there have not been any lawsuits filed against I-594, nor has our office received any opinion requests. At this point we have no interpretations of the initiative to offer to the public beyond the text of the measure itself.” Under vague gun laws, law-abiding citizens don’t know whether or not they are made lawbreakers with a stroke of a pen. And the world looses access to some historic weaponry. More…

Start a conversation using these share links:

Who We Are

The Patriot Post is a highly acclaimed weekday digest of news analysis, policy and opinion written from the heartland — as opposed to the MSM’s ubiquitous Beltway echo chambers — for grassroots leaders nationwide. More

What We Offer

On the Web

We provide solid conservative perspective on the most important issues, including analysis, opinion columns, headline summaries, memes, cartoons and much more.

Via Email

Choose our full-length Digest or our quick-reading Snapshot for a summary of important news. We also offer Cartoons & Memes on Monday and Alexander’s column on Wednesday.

Our Mission

The Patriot Post is steadfast in our mission to extend the endowment of Liberty to the next generation by advocating for individual rights and responsibilities, supporting the restoration of constitutional limits on government and the judiciary, and promoting free enterprise, national defense and traditional American values. We are a rock-solid conservative touchstone for the expanding ranks of grassroots Americans Patriots from all walks of life. Our mission and operation budgets are not financed by any political or special interest groups, and to protect our editorial integrity, we accept no advertising. We are sustained solely by you. Please support The Patriot Fund today!


“Our cause is noble; it is the cause of mankind!” —George Washington

The Patriot Post is protected speech, as enumerated in the First Amendment and enforced by the Second Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America, in accordance with the endowed and unalienable Rights of All Mankind.

Copyright © 2022 The Patriot Post. All Rights Reserved.

The Patriot Post does not support Internet Explorer. We recommend installing the latest version of Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome.