Another shot at Red Flag Law

Another shot at Red Flag Law

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Ann has addressed to the nation president Trump called for more focus on mental health screenings news for Tucson Sean Mooney tells us what laws are on the books right now in Arizona regarding the ability of people with mental health issues to buy guns back to suit around 50 in the wake of two mass shootings President Donald Trump calling for mental health gun law reform we must reform our mental health laws to better identify mentally disturbed individuals who may commit acts of violence according to the FBI as of December 2018 just over 36,000 people have had a firearm permit denied in Arizona related to mental health as it stands arizona’s mental health gun laws aligning with federal laws prohibiting gun sales to those found guilty except insane incompetent or a danger to themselves or others but unlike 17 states Arizona does not have a red flag law which would allow for police are concerned family members to petition a judge to take guns away from people who pose a threat last year in his school safety plan Governor Doug Ducey proposing a red flag law but it ultimately failed in a statement a spokesman for Governor Ducey said he plans to renew that push saying in part this is an idea that’s time has come and we remain hopeful both sides can come together to advance common-sense policies that make a meaningful impact the Giffords Law Center a nonprofit founded by Gabby Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly ranks gun legislation in all 50 states Arizona was one of 22 states to receive an F in 2018 citing the state didn’t pass any significant gun safety legislation as a main factor for its grade Sean Mooney news for Tucson

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