The issue at hand, well as I see it, is that if the Governor was to invoke a restriction of carrying firearms first of all would be going against the Washington State Constitution;
SECTION 24 RIGHT TO BEAR ARMS. The right of the individual citizen to bear arms in defense of himself, or the state, shall not be impaired, but nothing in this section shall be construed as authorizing individuals or corporations to organize, maintain or employ an armed body of men.
Then in the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act could put a stop to Federal Disaster Relief
Sec. 706. Firearms Policies (42 U.S.C. 5207)*
(a) Prohibition on Confiscation of Firearms - No officer or employee of the United
States (including any member of the uniformed services), or person operating
pursuant to or under color of Federal law, or receiving Federal funds, or under
control of any Federal official, or providing services to such an officer,
(3) prohibit possession of any firearm, or promulgate any rule, regulation, or
order prohibiting possession of any firearm, in any place or by any person
where such possession is not otherwise prohibited by Federal, State, or
At some point when we have the power in Olympia to change some of these outdated laws, the powers of the Governor need to be revisited as well concerning the firearms clause.
And SVG no I would not give up my firearms as I know you have been waiting to hear that for about 2 years