Sale of high-capacity magazines, ghost guns now banned in Washington state

Mary’s Pistols in Tacoma said it was busier than ever with customers looking to stock up on high-capacity magazines before a new state law took effect Friday.

TACOMA, Wash. — New laws tightening gun restrictions in Washington state went into effect Friday. The new laws not only impact gun owners but gun shops as well.

As of July 1, the sale of ammunition magazines that hold more than 10 rounds is banned in the state. Importing, manufacturing and distributing high-capacity magazines are also outlawed. While Senate Bill 5078 prohibits the sale and distribution of high-capacity magazines, it does not ban the possession of such magazines.

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