Attorney General Merrick Garland Celebrates $750 Million in Funding for More Red Flag Laws - EVOL

The Department of Justice (DOJ) under President Biden celebrated the inauguration of the National Extreme Risk Protection Order Resource Center on Saturday.

In a significant move, the administration pledged $750 million to bolster the Center’s efforts in implementing further red flag laws.

Earlier reports indicated that Vice President Kamala Harris announced the creation of the National Extreme Risk Protection Order Resource Center during a speech at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. This location holds particular significance as the site of the tragic February 14, 2018, school shooting, which resulted in the loss of 17 lives.

Harris emphasized the importance of red flag laws, stating, “Red flag laws are simply designed to allow communities a vehicle through which they can share, and have somewhere to share it, information about the concern about the potential danger or the crying out for help of an individual and then let’s give it to them before tragedy occurs. Part of why I am here today is to challenge every state to pass a red flag law.”

Attorney General Merrick Garland expressed his excitement about the Center’s launch, stating, “The launch of the National Extreme Risk Protection Order Resource Center will provide our partners across

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