Arkansas governor 'open' to red-flag law on guns

Seizures in threatening situations would need to adhere to due process, he says

Posted: August 16, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

A Banner-News file photo shows Governor Asa Hutchinson in Magnolia during a June 28 Golden Triangle Economic Development Council event.

Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Wednesday that he would be "open" to supporting legislation that would create judicial orders to temporarily seize firearms from people deemed a risk to themselves or others, as a way of reducing gun violence in Arkansas.

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