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AUDIO: Do red flag laws work?

Red flag laws are one potential solution for high rates of gun violence in the U.S. Nineteen states now allow the removal of firearms from gun owners when there is a risk of violence. As NPR's Martin Kaste reports, researchers, including UC Davis Director of the Violence Prevention Research Program Garen Wintemute, are tracking the effectiveness of those laws.

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