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Last year's shooting in Newton, Connecticut has many public officials wondering what they can do to prevent gun violence. Unlike New York, Nevada legislators are not considering banning assault weapons, but they will look at the laws for civil commitment and background checks for people with mental health problems. And as the Steven Brooks saga shows, it is difficult for many people to get timely treatment.
State Sen. Justin Jones, D-Las Vegas, Chair, Health and Human Services Committee
State Sen. Ben Kieckhefer, R-Reno, Member, Health and Human Services Committee


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