New Mexico governor signs red flag gun law

New Mexico governor signs red flag gun law

New Mexico’s governor signed a law that would allow courts to order the temporary seizure of firearms from individuals deemed to be a danger to themselves or others. The law will allow law enforcement officers to petition a court to order the temporary seizure of firearms from an at risk individual if they can provide evidence that the individual presents a danger to themselves or others.

Alex 3 months

Sheriffs are elected by the people, they act in the best interest of the people, and they legally don't have to enforce tyrannical laws. Fuck off, Karen.

Hannibal 3 months

So personal property may be seized without the commission or attempted commission of a crime? This is basically some pre-crime nonsense.

Crimson Jester
Crimson Jester 3 months

Good luck with that

Redscorpion8 3 months

🖕🏻you, you forget they are elected by the people 🤬🤬

FirstCensorshipThenJail 3 months

Shall not be infringed. Next these communists will be outlawing and red flagging spoons as spoons make you fat. Stop voting for and funding communists then wondering how the fuck did we end up back under a communist monarchy.

Daniel McEwen
Daniel McEwen 3 months

How do we decide who is flagged? If we go by Switzerland, anyone who has a mental disorder (depression included) or has committed a crime, is barred from owning a weapon. That said, they're a much smaller nation and crime rates are low. If we take a look a crime in the US, what is encompassed? Jaywalking? Fighting back against a bully? A speeding ticket? It's a fine line to decide what bars a person from owning a weapon. Red flag laws could easily be used to disarm many, many people.

Sullivas 3 months

"Temporary seizure" as if that makes it any better!

Girthquake 3 months

welp there goes my backup state. fuck these people

Christopher Radic
Christopher Radic 3 months

This is going to cause people who need psychiatric help not to get help because they would be in fear of losing their firearms way to go Karen you just stuck it up your ass . ! for every action there's a reaction.. !

Avi Khait
Avi Khait 3 months

Good intentions, very prone to abuse, IMHO.

Garthak 3 months

why has this not been challenged in the courts, it really doesn't seem constitutional.

Up 3 months

Horrible law.

_tallman 3 months

it's ok I'm with the government I'm here to protect you

Rational 3 months

Red flag laws really won't do much to curb gun violence. They will be a me too for the gun owners. All you have to do is make an alegation, or submit a notice to law enforcement...due process, civil rights, and constitutional rights out the window. I'm not a gun nut, but this is just wrong.

Andrew 1010
Andrew 1010 3 months

God Fucking damnit.

Barry 3 months

if they're a threat to themselves or others why not put them in a hospital then?

Sir_Kutz 3 months

This law will require law enforcement to go into situations where they know they may likely need to use deadly force. Boo

Wholly 3 months

Is this that "Late Term Abortion" thing I keep hearing about?

Cole Erdmann
Cole Erdmann 3 months

what officer would willfully try take a gun out of the hand of a deemed crazy person. thats asking to be shot!

GreenMachine 3 months

I'm ok with this. I'd rather have it test run in one state than the entire country. Let them see why it's a bad idea.

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