Posts in Illinois
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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Column: The Second Amendment doesn't say that gun ownership has to be free of charge

It’s just a fact of life that handguns are now permanent legal fixtures in the American landscape. We have to live with that.

But the freedom to own a firearm doesn’t mean it has to be free of charge. It doesn’t mean that owners can’t be a tiny bit inconvenienced. And someone’s right to own a gun certainly does not trump the safety rights of the rest of us.

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