Ohio should approve 'red flag' laws for gun confiscation, Cleveland City Council says

Ohio should approve ‘red flag’ laws for gun confiscation, Cleveland City Council says

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City Council voted 17-0 for a resolution calling on the Ohio General Assembly to adopt "red flag" laws that allow police or family members to seek to have guns confiscated from individuals dangerous to themselves or others. (cleveland.com) CLEVELAND, Ohio – City Council on Monday urged the Ohio General Assembly to adopt "red flag" laws that allow police or family members to seek to have guns confiscated from individuals dangerous to themselves or others. The resolution , adopted 17-0, was pushed by Ward 6 Councilman Blaine Griffin. All other members signed on as sponsors. While the legislation encourages the state to act, it is non-binding. Griffin said that while other broader gun-control issues may be debated over time, this measure seemed like a focused step that could reduce incidents of violence and suicide. The resolution urges the General Assembly to make changes to state law so that police or […]

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