NRA Opens Up On 'Red Flag' Laws

Last week, the NRA made its clearest public statement to date on “red flag laws” — the laws that give courts the power to temporarily remove guns from dangerous people. Gun control groups believe such a law could have prevented the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida last month.

As NPR’s Martin Kaste (@martinkaste) reports, the gun rights group now seems to be open to such laws — at least, on the surface.

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