U.S. Senate moves forward on gun safety legislation

The proposal includes $750 million for states to enact red flag laws which allow courts to remove guns from people who pose a threat and $11 billion in spending on mental health services for schools and families

By: - June 22, 2022 12:45 pm

Gun control legislation being considered by the U.S. Senate would strengthen background checks and spend $750 million on red flag laws against gun ownership by people who pose a potential threat. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.

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