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Supporters of gun control measures gather at the Legislative Office Building in Concord, N.H., in August, to urge Republican Gov. Chris Sununu to act after mass shootings in Texas and Ohio. Michael Casey/AP hide caption

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Seventeen states and the District of Columbia have passed red flag laws. LA Johnson/NPR hide caption

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In Vermont, A Case Of One Man Whose Gun Was Seized Under Red Flag Law

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Suzanne Devine Clark, an art teacher at Deerfield Beach Elementary School, places painted stones at a memorial outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during the first anniversary of the school shooting on Feb. 14, 2019, in Parkland, Fla. The state passed its red flag law in 2018 after the shootings at the high school. Wilfredo Lee/AP hide caption

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Florida Could Serve As Example For Lawmakers Considering Red Flag Laws

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Republican Rep. Mike Turner represents Dayton, Ohio, where a mass shooting occurred over the weekend. He opposed a House bill expanding background checks but came out in favor of measures to ban assault-style weapons and proposals for red-flag bills. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, will preside over a hearing Tuesday on red flag gun laws. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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