What Congress Might Do on Gun Control

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (File photo: Mike Theiler/Reuters)
Momentum is growing for a red-flag bill, but details about possible background-check legislation remain hazy.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE S ince last weekend’s massacres in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio left 31 people dead, a growing number of Republicans in Washington have expressed support for a “red flag” bill that would allow a narrow class of people to petition a court to disarm an individual who is a threat to himself or others.

“We must make sure that those judged to pose a grave risk to public safety do not have access to firearms, and that, if they do, those firearms can be taken through rapid due process,” President Trump said during his remarks on Monday. “That is why I

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