Red Flag Laws Should Not Target Mental Illness — from the South Seattle Emerald

by Brian Bergen-Aurand Following last week’s murder of five journalists at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland, several more states have passed or are seriously considering passing “red flag laws” or Extreme Risk Protection Orders (ERPOs). Such laws allow police officers, family members, and domestic or intimate partners to petition courts to temporarily remove firearms […]

via Red Flag Laws Should Not Target Mental Illness — South Seattle Emerald

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