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Help understanding the Law

Discussion in 'Guns & Hunting' started by PVT Pablo, Nov 18, 2013.

  1. Nov 18, 2013 at 6:55 PM
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    PVT Pablo

    PVT Pablo [OP] Ultra Junior Member

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    Hello All!

    So I'm trying to understand Washington State RCW's regarding firearms and I'm a little confused. My intent is to loan a pistol to my girlfriend for use in self defense while she's at her apartment and I'm not there. The issue however is that she is only 20. Is this legal? I would hate for something to happen then she gets punished. She won't ever be taking it anywhere and it will just be staying in the apartment.

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    Heres the RCW's regarding firearms if someone is so inclined. I couldn't find a law anywhere stating this was illegal. http://apps.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=9.41

    *as a side note, I read the rule saying no politics, hopefully this doesn't constitute as politics.

    EDIT- Well nevermind, further reading answered my question. If anyone else was curious, a person 18-21 may have possession of a pistol in their home, buisness, or property under their control.
     
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  2. Nov 18, 2013 at 7:33 PM
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    I would consult a criminal lawyer or an ADA before doing anything of that nature. She is not your spouse or child. The pistol is not under your control or supervision. Assuming she has a spotless record, she probably wouldn't get jammed for using it in a self defense situation. You however, own the gun and are responsible for it. A good civil liability lawyer would have a field day with this. I won't even go into the possibility of her discharging it accidentally or criminally.
     
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