Graham, Blumenthal announce bipartisan bill on ‘red flag’ laws in the Wake of El Paso, Dayton shoots

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Sens. Lindsey Graham and Richard Blumenthal, announced on Monday a bipartisan bill would create a Federal grant program to assist States in the adoption of the “Red Flag” laws, in response to the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, over the weekend.

Graham, R-S. C., also serves as Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, announced that the plan for bipartisan legislation. The invoice is in the “support and encourage” States to adopt the Red flag of protection, To laws, to “the timely intervention in situations where there is an imminent danger of violence.”


“These grants are given to the law enforcement authorities, so that you can hire and consult with mental health professionals to better determine must be acted in the cases in which,” Graham said in a statement. “This grant program also requires robust rule of law procedures and judicial review. It allows, for fast action.”

Blumenthal, D-Conn., in a statement on Monday Risk Protection Order, said that he and Graham are working on the development of an “emergency” statutes, since the last Congress.

“We said to finalize the details for the invoice and the contact to colleagues on both sides of the aisle in the coming days and weeks,” Blumenthal. “I am looking forward to the introduction of the final legislation with Senator Graham in the very near future.”

Graham said he spoke with President Trump on the legislation on Monday morning and said: “he seems to be very supportive.”

“Many of these shootings involved people showed signs of violent behaviour, which is either ignored or not pursued further. Condition Red Flag laws, which are the tools for law enforcement to do something about many of these situations before it is too late,” said Graham, adding that he hopes that “the Republican and Democratic colleagues to come to us to finally move forward in the effort to keep weapons out of the hands of dangerous people.”

Graham and Blumenthal’s announcement came after President Trump reforms called for Monday from the White house on mental health and gun laws—including so-called “red flag” laws that would take guns away from those, as a public danger.

Meanwhile, Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., said, that it would create a bill in February, a grant program for the States, the private extreme-risk-protection-laws. Feinstein said that the bill has not voted, and the Senate noted, “could the vote on this bill today.”

The comments of legislators and the President came after the mass shootings, the seen has shocked a nation that a concentration of such shootings in the past two decades.

On Saturday, gunman, the, Trump, described on Monday as an “evil man”, killed 22 people and injured 24 others after he opened fire at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas.

In Dayton, Ohio, 24-year-old Connor Betts, the Trump, described on Monday as a “twisted monster”, opened fire outside a bar around 1 a.m. on Sunday, killing his adult sister and eight others. The police say he was fatally shot by officers within 30 seconds, and was wearing a mask, bullet-proof vest and earplugs, and had at least 100 rounds. He was injured more than two dozen people left in a critical condition, police said on Sunday.


The police have not determined a motive for the attack on Sunday evening, but it was reported that bed while in high school, was suspended for creating a “hit list” of those he wanted to kill, and a “rape list” of girls he wanted to sexually assault.

Trump, on Monday morning, also clear the white supremacy, in response to reports denounced the fact that the shooter at the El Paso wrote a racist Manifesto.

“In one voice, our people, she must condemn racism, intolerance and white supremacy” Trump said on Monday. “This dark ideologies must be defeated. Hatred has no place in America.”

The President does not mention in particular, explicit changes to the gun laws outside of the red flag laws, despite tweeted early Monday morning, about the possibility of the link of the background-check legislation to immigration reform. However, he said that he is open and willing to listen to ideas ” that actually works.”

Under his list of proposals, Trump reforms called for in order to identify the mental health laws “better, mentally disturbed people commit acts of violence,” adding, “we make sure that these people are not only the treatment, but, if necessary, the involuntary confinement.”


The President also called for the “cultural” changes, citing violent video games. Further, Trump said, he has the Ministry of justice to propose legislation to ensure that those who commit hate crimes, and mass murder, “threaten the death penalty, and that the death penalty will be delivered, quickly, decisively, and without years of unnecessary delay.”

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