Critics Furious With Biden DOJ Over $750 Million For Red Flag Laws

By Daniel Walker | March 31, 2024

Potential Tragedies

Vice President Kamala Harris and the Department of Justice celebrated the launch of a new National Extreme Risk Protection Order Resource Center, which will provide $750 million in funding to encourage more states to pass red flag laws. 
 

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Harris advocated for such laws during a speech at the site of the 2018 Parkland school shooting, arguing they allow communities to prevent potential tragedies by reporting concerns about individuals to authorities. 

Gun safety reform

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The passage of the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act marks a historic milestone in addressing the escalating rates of gun violence nationwide. This pivotal legislation, signed into law on June 25, 2022, signifies a significant step forward in implementing gun safety reform, with a focus on enhancing the nation's capacity to prevent future gun violence tragedies. Notably, the Act includes a substantial allocation of $750 million in funding for states to implement and improve Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO) laws, commonly known as red flag laws.