Lynnwood gun shop owner Tiffany Teasdale holds a semi-automatic rifle Tuesday as she talks about a gun initiative on the upcoming ballot Voters in Washington state will decide the fate of an initiative that seeks to curb gun violence by toughening background checks for people buying semi-automatic rifles, increasing the age limit to 21 for buyers of those guns and requiring safe storage of all firearms. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Lynnwood gun shop owner Tiffany Teasdale holds a semi-automatic rifle Tuesday as she talks about a gun initiative on the upcoming ballot Voters in Washington state will decide the fate of an initiative that seeks to curb gun violence by toughening background checks for people buying semi-automatic rifles, increasing the age limit to 21 for buyers of those guns and requiring safe storage of all firearms. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Initiative 1639 seeks to curb gun violence

Opponents say forcing gun owners to lock away their firearms could put them in danger.

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