States Mull ‘Red Flag’ Gun Seizures from People Deemed Dangerous
Five states already have laws allowing authorities to temporarily remove guns under a judge’s orders. The Florida school shooting has prompted new debate.
In the last two months, law enforcement authorities in California took a gun away from a 38-year-old man who had threatened to kill himself, his wife and their young child if she left him. They removed three weapons from a 23-year-old ex-Marine who, the authorities said, had developed a paranoia that all males wanted to harm him. And they took a handgun from a 39-year-old man whose terrified ne...
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