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Connections: Discussing New York's "red flag" gun law

Mar 14, 2019

Governor Cuomo recently signed New York State’s “red flag” gun law. It’s a measure that allows a judge to determine if a citizen presents a danger to themselves or others, and if so, to have their guns confiscated. Supporters cheered the move; some local sheriffs say it’s poorly thought out, and difficult to enforce.

Additionally, after Parkland, states are considering changes to the law that determines who can and can not have a firearm on school grounds. Some schools have debated arming resource officers or hiring private security. Our guests discuss the choices schools can make. In studio: