Some Washington gun dealers keeping stores open -- defying Inslee's order amid coronavirus outbreak

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s emergency stay-home order didn’t deem firearms dealers essential — like grocery stores and pharmacies — and necessary to stay open as much of society closes down to slow the spread of the new coronavirus.But that isn’t stopping Tiffany Teasdale, owner of Lynnwood Gun, from keeping her doors open.“We don’t have anything in writing that says we need to stay closed,” Teasdale said. “And I don’t know anything about what the governor has said.”Teasdale doesn’t appear to be the only firearms dealer in open defiance of Inslee’s emergency order. Gun shop o...


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