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Bellingham City Council Requests Constitutional Review of Mayor’s Emergency Powers

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The Bellingham City Council has asked the city attorney to provide a legal review of the constitutionality of the mayor’s emergency powers to prohibit sales or possession of firearms in the event of disaster. The request was made March 23, 2020, as the council approved “procedural” updates to the city code outlining the emergency powers of the mayor — hours …