• Red Flag Law March 6, 2021 2:48 pm

    Proposed Expansion of Gun Seizure Law in Conn. Sparks Debate

    A proposal to expand Connecticut’s gun seizure law to allow relatives and medical professionals to ask judges to order people’s guns to be taken away from them drew spirited testimony by supporters and opponents before a legislative committee Friday. Connecticut’s 1999 “red flag” law was the first in the country to allow judges to order someone’s guns seized upon...

  • gun laws March 4, 2020 11:23 pm

    Lawmakers Propose Update to Red Flag Law

    Some Connecticut lawmakers are pushing for an expansion of a red flag law that allows people to petition police to confiscate guns from someone who may be a threat to themselves or others.

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