Marilyn Balcerak, sponsor of state Initiative 1491 two years ago, is shown with her partner, Matt Smith, of Bonney Lake. Balcerak began her quest for family-initiated gun protection orders after her son killed himself and his stepsister with a pistol in 2015. I-1491 was approved overwhelmingly by voters but the orders are being used sparingly, at least in Pierce County.
Marilyn Balcerak, sponsor of state Initiative 1491 two years ago, is shown with her partner, Matt Smith, of Bonney Lake. Balcerak began her quest for family-initiated gun protection orders after her son killed himself and his stepsister with a pistol in 2015. I-1491 was approved overwhelmingly by voters but the orders are being used sparingly, at least in Pierce County. Erika Schultz The Seattle Times
Marilyn Balcerak, sponsor of state Initiative 1491 two years ago, is shown with her partner, Matt Smith, of Bonney Lake. Balcerak began her quest for family-initiated gun protection orders after her son killed himself and his stepsister with a pistol in 2015. I-1491 was approved overwhelmingly by voters but the orders are being used sparingly, at least in Pierce County. Erika Schultz The Seattle Times