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California's New 'Red Flag' Gun Law So Extreme--

• via Zero Hedge

California adopted 15 firearms-related bills last Friday, including a controversial 'red flag' gun-confiscation law that expands an existing law that allows law-enforcement and immediate family members to initiate a process to temporarily confiscate citizens' firearms. The new law adds co-workers, employers, and teachers to the list. All that is needed now is for any of these people to file a "gun-violence restraining order" on those they say are a danger to themselves and others. The bill is so broad that the ACLU says it "poses a significant threat to civil liberties" because guns can be seized from owners before they have an opportunity to contest the charges against them." Also, those making the charges may be unqualified to to make such an assessment or may even do so out of malice. -GEG