Virginia Senate Passes 'Red Flag' Gun Law, Despite RallyThe Virginia Senate approved legislation Wednesday that would allow authorities to take guns away from people deemed dangerous to themselves or others, as the state moves closer to joining a growing number of states enacting so-called “red flag” gun laws.
U.S. Mayors, Including Baltimore's Jack Young, Urge Lawmakers To Take Action On Gun ViolenceA group of mayors from around the country, including Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. "Jack" Young, visited the nation's capital Tuesday, urging lawmakers to take action to prevent gun violence.
'Red Flag' Laws Can Play A Role In Preventing Mass Shootings, Study SaysPreliminary research, published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine on Monday, suggests that this "urgent" and "individualized" intervention can play a role in efforts to prevent mass shootings.
Maryland Has Red Flag Law That Allows Police To Take Guns From People Who Pose Threats, Mentally IllDuring an address to the nation Monday following two mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, President Donald Trump condemned "racism, bigotry and white supremacy" and showed support for "red flag laws" that would prevent people deemed mentally ill from having access to weapons.