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Marco Rubio on Extreme Risk Protection Orders

Marco Rubio on Extreme Risk Protection Orders

Admittedly, I’ve not read much about Senator Rubio’s record on gun reform but this seems well-intentioned and something that should be widely agreed upon.

"Red-flag laws empower law enforcement or family members to use the judicial system to keep guns out of the hands of dangerous individuals. In Florida, when a concerned family member contacts the police about a person determined to be a threat to himself or others, the police can petition a judge to have his guns taken away for two weeks. After an additional hearing, the risk protection order can be extended for up to a year."

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