Study: California’s ‘Red Flag’ Law May Have Helped Reduce Mass Shootings

Police stand guard outside of Gilroy High School outside of the Gilroy Garlic Festival following a shooting in Gilroy, Calif., on Sunday, July 28, 2019. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)
Police stand guard outside of Gilroy High School outside of the Gilroy Garlic Festival following a shooting in Gilroy, Calif., on Sunday, July 28, 2019. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)

University of California-Davis medical school researchers published a study examining 21 cases in which gun violence restraining orders were obtained through the courts because of potential mass shooting threats. Lead author was Garen Wintemute, champion of the Center for Violence Prevention Research Big Idea.

Via Redwood Times

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