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Red Flag Laws Gain Steam Across New England... What's Next For New Hampshire?

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Red flag laws allow family members or law enforcement to petition to get taken guns away from potential mass-shooters.  A handful of states have these laws, including Vermont, but more are considering this approach.  Still, they raise lots of questions: who decides that someone poses a threat, and do these laws make a difference?  


  • Lauren Chooljian - State of Democracy reporter for NHPR.
  • Bob Clegg - President of Pro-Gun NH and former Republican state senator. 
  • John Dillon - Reporter for Vermont Public Radio and the New England News Collaborative. 
  • Robin Skudlarek - Activist for the N.H. chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, a part of Everytown for Gun Safety. 
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