CA Democrats Expand Red Flag Law Again, Lengthen Confiscatory Period

Breitbart | 9/19/2018 | Staff
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Democrats expanded California’s Red Flag Law again by lengthening the confiscatory period and broadening the number of people who can push for confiscation to begin with.

California’s Red Flag statute is referred to as a Gun Violence Restraining Order. The orders were adopted in 2016, after being pushed as a means of temporarily taking guns away from dangerous people. The confiscatory period was one year when the orders first became law, but the Associated Press reports that Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) signed a bill Friday that allows the confiscatory period to expand to five years.

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Moreover, the bill signed by Newsom allows “employers, co-workers and teachers to seek gun violence restraining orders against other people.” Gun Violence Restraining Orders originally only allowed family members to seek confiscatory orders against an individual.

The lengthening of the confiscatory period and the broadening of those who can seek is at least the third expansion of California’s Red Flag Law in as many years.

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For example, in late 2018, California Democrat lawmakers complained that not enough family members were...
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