Olympia lawmakers hold tense hearing on gun background check proposal, I-594

Olympia lawmakers hold tense hearing on gun background check proposal, I-594
Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords pumps her fist as she testifies before a Washington state House panel Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, in Olympia, Wash. Giffords, who survived a 2011 shooting, testified before the panel considering an initiative to expand firearm background checks in the state, telling lawmakers that "the nation is counting on you." With her husband, retired NASA space shuttle commander Mark Kelly sitting next to her, Giffords spoke slowly and briefly to the panel that was taking public testimony on Initiative 594. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Former Arizona Congresswoman, Gabrielle Giffords, testified in Olympia at a House committee hearing on a proposed statewide law requiring background checks for all gun buyers in this state. John Carlson and senior editor of TheGunMag.com, Dave Workman, discuss the legalities of I-594 which will likely be up for statewide vote in this November’s general election.