The WSMA supports working with the Washington Chapter of the American College of Surgeons to enact safe and sane legislation relating to the purchase of firearms to include:
- Firearm education and safety certification prior to purchase;
- Licensure appropriate to the class of firearm desired for purchase; and
- Establishment of an appropriate waiting period between application for purchase and/or licensure and purchase of the firearm.
(Res C-1, A-93) (Reaffirmed A-17)
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