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Seattle Mayor Proposes Gun Ban

Just months after the Supreme Court declared Washington D.C.'s handgun ban unconstitutional, the battle over firearm bans has simply moved to the west coast.

Following a shooting in a public park, Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels is attempting to ban all firearms on city property, even those carried by individuals with concealed weapon permits.

"Our parks, our community centers and our public events are safer without guns," Nickels said at a recent news conference. "At many properties, including City Hall, you can bring a gun if you  have a concealed-weapons permit. Under this order, people with concealed weapons will be asked to give up their weapon or leave."

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