Maine Commission Investigates Difficulty Implementing Yellow Flag Law After Mass Shooting

AUGUSTA, Maine – As an independent commission investigates a mass shooting in which an Army reservist killed 18 people, law enforcement officers in Maine discussed the challenges in implementing the state‚Äôs yellow flag law, which allows for the confiscation of guns from individuals in a mental health crisis. During a public meeting on Thursday, deputies testified about the cumbersome and time-consuming process they faced when trying to remove guns from the reservist, who was displaying …

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