Adelyn Allchin in The Washington Post

‘Red flag’ laws may play role in preventing mass shootings, study finds

Adelyn Allchin, senior director of public health and policy at the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, said the study lends credibility to arguments for widespread adoption of red-flag laws, even without an ironclad finding that California’s legislation averted shootings.

“It’s really promising to see these results come out,” Allchin said. “I think there’s some good evidence here that these laws are preventing acts of mass violence.

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