DOJ Announces Red Flag Initiative Involving 21 States

By Daniel Walker | March 26, 2024

Red flag laws across the nation

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has unveiled a groundbreaking national initiative aimed at fostering the implementation and optimization of "red flag" laws in 21 states and the District of Columbia.

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ABC News

This landmark initiative, funded by the DOJ and operated in collaboration with the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Violence Solutions, seeks to bolster efforts to prevent mass shootings and suicides by enhancing the utilization of red flag laws across the nation.

Biden-Harris Administration'

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CBS News

The initiative, spearheaded by Vice President Kamala Harris, marks a pivotal step in the Biden-Harris Administration's comprehensive strategy to promote school safety and address firearm access among individuals in crisis or under 21.