New Mental Health Legislation Aims At Making Patients And Communities Safer

May 28, 2014 4:13 PM

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In California yesterday, two assembly members proposed a gun restraining order that would allow family members and therapists to ask police and a judge to bar someone from buying a gun.

Lawmakers are also proposing a law that would adopt new protocols for police making welfare checks on people. It would require that police check to see if someone has bought a weapon, rather than just talk to them.

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