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Domestic violence, Extreme Risk Protection Orders, Red Flag Laws -

Bottom line up front: Since the introduction of Extreme Risk Protection Orders (ERPO) in 2016, domestic violence fatalities have increased in the State of Washington. Source: Domestic Violence Fatalities and Homicide Rates in Washington State – Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence (WSCADV)   Colloquially known as Red-Flag Laws, ERPO's are sold to voters as a way to:  "...empower families and law enforcement to prevent gun tragedies by temporarily restricting access to guns for individuals at an elevated risk of harming themselves or others." Cool, what decent human-being would be opposed to preventing individuals from harming themselves or others? This is...

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