Tag Archives: Domestic violence

Domestic Violence and Third Party Dispossession

An important bill related to domestic violence and firearm dispossession will be presented today in the Senate Judiciary Committee at 3pm in Senate Hearing Room One.  The legislation, SB1025/HB1224, would require any third party taking possession of a domestic offender’s firearms to submit a sworn affidavit to the court affirming that they are legally allowed to possess firearms and acknowledge receipt of the

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Strengthen Firearm Dispossession

Guns are used to kill women in the majority of intimate partner homicides. The presence of a gun in domestic violence situations increases the risk of homicide for women by 500%. Domestic violence incidents involving firearms are twelve times more likely to result in death than incidents involving other weapons or bodily force. Of police officers slain while responding to

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