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‘Red Flags’ and Guns

Issuing extreme risk protection orders (ERPOs), commonly referred to as “red flag” orders, could reduce mass shootings, according to case studies published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

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Could ‘Red Flag’ Laws Reduce Gun Violence Among the Elderly?

A University of Arizona researcher argues that special protection orders allowing police or family members to remove access to guns from dangerously unstable individuals, now in place in 13 states, can reduce firearm deaths among the elderly, who are most at risk for committing suicide with a firearm.