“Red flag” bill to help prevent at risk individuals from buying guns

“Red flag” bill to help prevent at risk individuals from buying guns

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) – Massachusetts lawmakers want to make the state’s strict gun laws even stricter. It’s called the “red flag” bill and it could take away gun licenses. Last week, a 19-member legislative committee recommended a bill that would authorize courts to prevent people from owning guns if they’re "deemed dangerous." If approved, the […]

Baltimore Police investigations of Gun Trace Task Force corruption allegations, other issues still unresolved

Baltimore Police investigations of Gun Trace Task Force corruption allegations, other issues still unresolved

Police Commissioner Darryl De Sousa promised a slew of investigations into pressing issues within weeks of taking over the department. Months later, none of them has been resolved. (Kim Hairston / Baltimore Sun) Within weeks of taking over the Baltimore Police Department in January, Commissioner Darryl De Sousa had announced investigations or promised reviews of […]

As students prepare for Friday’s gun control march, gun backers vow to ‘kill’ any changes | News & Observer

As students prepare for Friday’s gun control march, gun backers vow to ‘kill’ any changes | News & Observer

Students across the nation plan to keep up the pressure for tougher gun laws with school walkouts and rallies Friday, including an event that’s expected to bring hundreds of people to downtown Raleigh. Students are planning to walk out of class at 10 a.m. Friday in more than 2,000 events nationally, including several in North […]