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UPDATE: Controversial “Red Flag” Gun Bill Wins Senate Approval

Feb 9, 2020

SB 5 Sponsor, Senator Joseph Cervantes, D-Las Cruces
Credit Albuquerque Journal

Update: By the tightest of margins, New Mexico Senators have approved Senate Bill Five, the “Extreme Risk Firearm Protection Order Act.” The measure allows law enforcement officers to seize guns owned by people deemed to be a risk to themselves or others.

Last week, the Senate Judiciary Committee debated a heavily amended “red flag” gun control bill. KSFR’s Tom Trowbridge reports on the bill’s changes and SJC outcome: