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The Bipartisan Safer Communities Act Is Law. What Comes Next?

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President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the passage of gun safety bill S. 2938, the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, Saturday, June 25, 2022, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House.

Red flag laws remove weapons from individuals deemed by a judge to be a harm to themselves or others. After the federal passage of the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, Pennsylvania and other states are under pressure to adopt their own red flag laws and receive millions of dollars in funding. WHYY's Sam Searles has more on how that would impact gun violence in the city and the state.

(Original air-date: 8/15/22)

Sam Searles covers gun violence and prevention for WHYY News.