Safer Communities Bill Signed Into Law

On June 25th, President Biden signed into law the first major gun safety legislation, known as the Safer Communities bill, passed by Congress in almost 30 years. The 80-page bill incentivizes states to set up red flag laws; directs billions of dollars in funding for mental health treatment, school safety officers, and improving school security; closes the “boyfriend” loophole; and enhances background check requirements for individuals under 21 who have juvenile criminal records

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