CT Post | A few days before the Connecticut legislative judiciary committee held a public hearing on some gun legislation, the advocacy group CT Against Gun Violence hosted Zoom sessions to train advocates how to testify.
One of the bills to be discussed in the public hearing, H.B. 6355, seeks to update a late ‘90s law that created a process for temporarily removing guns from people who are a threat to themselves or to others, also known as extreme risk protection orders, or ERPO. Connecticut was the first state to enact such a law after an employee at the state lottery headquarters killed four co-workers and then himself in 1998.
Other states have…
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