The gun rights groups suing to overturn the voter-approved gun safety initiative I-1639 have refiled the suit, naming new defendants, including the Spokane police chief and the Clark County Sheriff. The National Rifle Association and the Bellevue-based Second Amendment Foundation filed the suit against the state and attorney general in November, claiming that I-1639 violates the U.S. Constitution. SAF spokesman Alan Gottlieb said Tuesday that the suit was refiled to exclude Attorney General Bob Ferguson.

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