In this Thursday, July 9, 2017 photo, Sergey Solyanik, a software developer for Microsoft and owner of gun retailer Precise Shooter, holds a Anschutz sporting rifle, one of the several firearms for sale at the store in Seattle. The Washington Supreme Court upheld Seattle's so-called "gun violence tax" against a challenge from gun rights groups Thursday, leaving the city as one of the only places in the country that taxes the sale of firearms and ammunition to raise money for gun-violence research.
In this Thursday, July 9, 2017 photo, Sergey Solyanik, a software developer for Microsoft and owner of gun retailer Precise Shooter, holds a Anschutz sporting rifle, one of the several firearms for sale at the store in Seattle. The Washington Supreme Court upheld Seattle's so-called "gun violence tax" against a challenge from gun rights groups Thursday, leaving the city as one of the only places in the country that taxes the sale of firearms and ammunition to raise money for gun-violence research. The Seattle Times via AP Sy Bean
In this Thursday, July 9, 2017 photo, Sergey Solyanik, a software developer for Microsoft and owner of gun retailer Precise Shooter, holds a Anschutz sporting rifle, one of the several firearms for sale at the store in Seattle. The Washington Supreme Court upheld Seattle's so-called "gun violence tax" against a challenge from gun rights groups Thursday, leaving the city as one of the only places in the country that taxes the sale of firearms and ammunition to raise money for gun-violence research. The Seattle Times via AP Sy Bean

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