Stephen Paolini is the Associate Regional Director for the Anti-Defamation League, one of the nation's oldest organizations fighting hate and extremism. He was the campaign manager for Washington State Initiative 1639: the successful statewide ballot measure that raised the age for purchasing semi-automatic assault weapons from 18 to 21, required enhanced background checks and safety training, and created a safe-storage incentive. The views expressed in this article are the author's and do not reflect those of his employer.
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