In both of your states, quite draconian assault weapon laws are now working their way rapidly through the state legislatures. This is what you get for electing Democrats and believing that they were not trying to take your guns.
In Washington State, the bill currently working its way up the Legislature allows for warrantless searches of people's homes for assault weapons. Even gun control advocates like this Seattle Times columnist are freaked out about this. Thanks to Shall Not Be Questioned for the link.
If you live in Colorado and have not already contacted your state senator or the governor, it is time. It is even past time. The lower House has passed a ban on magazines holding more than 15 rounds, banned private party sales without a background check, and banned concealed carry on college campuses by permit holders. Several manufacturers are now preparing to move out of Colorado, taking among the few reliable sources of employment in this collapsing economy with them.