20 Years Later, It’s Time to Update CT’s Extreme Risk Protection Order Law

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Connecticut was the first state in the nation to implement an Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO) law, in 1999 following a mass shooting in the CT Lottery headquarters by a disgruntled employee who friends had reported to the police as being suicidal. He was known to have guns at home, but at the time there was nothing that could be done to remove them.

The ERPO measure created a legal mechanism—with due process protections for gun owners’ Second Amendment rights—for anyone to warn the police about

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