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Should guns be seized from those who pose threats? More states saying yes to red flag laws

If someone is suicidal or an imminent threat to others, should a local judge be able to temporarily take away that person's guns?

Colorado is the 16th state to say "yes," while another 21 have taken at least some steps toward adopting a so-called red flag law.

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New York: A call for safe-gun-storage laws

Two days after a Meadow Elementary School fourth-grader brought a loaded handgun to school, Nassau County Democrats and gun-control advocates urged Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign a bill that would require all guns to be locked in a box or cabinet, or equipped with a trigger-locking device if someone under 16 is in the home.

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