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Gun-rights rally draws about 200 for speeches today opposing government’s reach

There are about 200 people, a few with rifles slung over their backs, attending a peaceful rally on the state Capitol Campus late this morning and early afternoon. Their signs pretty much sum up the mood:

“Don’t Tread On Me.” ”No Freeman Shall Be Debarred The Use Of Arms.” ”Gun Control Is Victim Disarmament.”

The organizer is Jacob Kukuk, a Kirkland resident and computer systems engineer who is a director of a new Washington gun rights group, 2nd Enforcers or 2E. Kukuk  said they are people who own guns for self-protection and believe that by defending the Second Amendment they

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