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Red Flag Laws


August 8, 2019

“The time for condolences alone has long passed, and now it is time for action,” N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper said earlier this week. “The General Assembly should move quickly to debate the details of these bills so that we can end up with legislation to keep deadly weapons out of the wrong hands.”

Undoubtedly the massacres in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, this past weekend prompted Cooper’s statement, but the mass shooting at UNC-Charlotte earlier this spring also was probably on his mind.

Efforts to thwart these massacres have been pushed by state House Democrats, who filed two bi...

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