Can A ‘Red Flag’ Gun Law Fly In A Red State?

Courts and law enforcement would be able to order the removal of guns from individuals considered a danger to themselves or others.

By Alain StephensJune 25, 2018 9:30 am| , , ,

From KUT:

State representatives on Monday will begin discussing whether a “red flag” law giving courts the ability to remove guns from a person considered dangerous would work in Texas.

Buried inside Gov. Greg Abbott’s 44-page school safety plan is a recommendation for the state to explore the merits of such a measure. Some lawmakers believe red flag laws could have stopped the fatal shootings in Sutherland Springs and Parkland, Fla., where the gunmen showed signs of a potential for violence.

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