Red Flag Laws: What are they?

President Donald Trump is calling for red flag laws to help stop potential shooters from committing mass murder. Red flag laws generally allow a judge to temporarily restrict an individual who poses a threat to either themselves or others from accessing or buying a firearm According to The Trace, 17 states and the District of Columbia have already enacted a version of the red flag bill while four other states are considering similar legislation.
Published: 5:18 PM EDT August 7, 2019
Updated: 5:17 PM EDT August 7, 2019