It was shocking and appalling enough to read in the news media the words of Brian Judy, spokesperson for the National Rifle Association, comparing background checks for gun purchasers to the policies of Nazi Germany "...they registered guns and took them. And now they (Jews) come to this country and support gun control. Is anybody home?" Now, even in our own hometown paper this line of attack on I-594 is being taken up by opponents of background checks for gun ownership.
The League of Woman Voters of Bellingham/Whatcom joins the Jewish Federation in their call that the NRA dismiss Mr. Judy and condemn his callous and disrespectful remarks. Furthermore we hope the opponents of I-594, which closes the loophole for background checks for gun purchases, will desist from using this disreputable line of campaigning.