Centers for Violence Prevention

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.

VIDEO ADDED: ‘UC Davis LIVE’ on Gun Violence Research

Six people died in the April 3 shooting in Sacramento, and the spring holiday weekend saw at least four mass shootings across the country. Gun sales surged during the pandemic, while the White House recently announced a crackdown on untraceable “ghost guns.”