Hate being “that guy”.
Some people like it.
A county judge dismissed a case filed by the National Rifle Association and other gun groups that challengeâ€™s Seattleâ€™s so called â€œgun violenceâ€ tax.
Because of the ruling, the cityâ€™s $25-per-firearm tax on firearm sales goes becomes law at New Yearâ€™s Day, and the NRA and a host of other plaintiffs, notably the Washington-based Second Amendment Foundation, must pay taxable costs and attorney fees.
In his opinion issued Dec. 22, Judge Palmer Robinson denied a motion for summary judgement by the gun groups, and deemed the ordinance as a lawful exercise of the cityâ€™s taxing authority, not a regulation.
I understand the idea of judiciary stepping stones and that if the judge would have agreed with the SAF and NRA the city would be appealing. I’m just not happy the city gets the headline.