Nearly all Democrats support red flag laws, along with a growing number of Republicans.
There’s a couple of problems. Firstly, red flag laws are a placebo that wouldn’t have prevented the El Paso and Dayton shootings.
Secondly, they remove a constitutional right without due process or the presence of a crime.
For his part, President Donald Trump supports expanding background checks, although he added there is no appetite for a so-called assault weapons ban.