The O’Brien building, next to the State Capitol in Olympia, was the location for Wednesday’s legislative reading of HB 1126: the Gang Injunction Bill. I was there for an opportunity to testify in favor of the measure.
The place was packed.
The crowd and chaos was a refreshing example of our democratic system in action. The chairman of the committe, Mr. Hurst, seemed pleased at the interest in this bill. He explained that the number of speakers (40) required that each person would have no more than two minutes at the mike.
The gang injunction was the most significant portion …