Posted January 16, 2019 5:00 pm by Comments

By Tom Knighton

North Dakota isn’t a state you think of when you think “gun control” by any stretch of the imagination. While it’s not immune to progressive and anti-gun voices, it’s not a state where that type of thinking would get much traction. At least, not in most people’s minds, anyway.

Yet red flag laws are insidious. They look and sound like an option to temporarily disarm people who might be a danger and not have an impact on other people in the long term.

There are problems with that, though. Those are problems that the National Rifle Association (NRA) brought up regarding a proposal for a red flag law in North Dakota.

“Nobody wants dangerous people to have access to firearms which is why the NRA supports risk protection orders that respects the due process of rights and ensures those found mentally ill receive the care they need. Most of the red flag laws passed last year, unfortunately, do none of that,” according to National Rifle Association’s Catherine Mortensen.

“Not only do they fail to provide any sort of mental health treatment but they allow the state to deny law-abiding gun owners their due process of rights. If the state can deny …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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