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New Research Looks Into Whether Red Flag Laws Could Help Prevent Mass Shootings

Heath Druzin
Boise State Public Radio


Recent shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, have led to renewed calls for extreme risk protection orders — or red flag laws. New research out of California indicates that so called "red flag laws" could help prevent mass shootings. Boise State Public Radio and Guns & America reporter Heath Druzin has more about what the research does — and doesn't — say.



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