America's First Freedom - September 2018 - 53

The authors also seem to lament,
"Only five states have laws allowing
families to petition a court to
temporarily seize weapons from people
who exhibit dangerous behavior." These
are the so-called "red flag" or "extreme
risk protection order" laws that are
being promoted nationwide. They
generally lack sufficient due-process
protections necessary for deprivation of
a constitutional right and are often rife
for abuse.
All states have a process to seek to
have someone's competency adjudicated
or be involuntarily committed, which
could result in a more permanent
firearm prohibition. And these laws
generally protect due process.
If the debate is going to move
toward one more Goldilocks argument
suggesting that just getting "too old" is
reason enough to confiscate firearms, as
this article might suggest, then that is a
debate we will not bear.

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We can only presume it is likely to be
used to promote anti-gun policies that
focus on prohibition, ignoring reason
and constitutional considerations.
Aleccia and Bailey refer to an analysis
of Washington state survey data that
claim that approximately , residents
who are  and older have "some
cognitive decline" as well as a firearm in
the home. Is this really important to note?
No, because two key facts are ignored.
First, cognitive decline is common
among the elderly, and can manifest
itself simply as slight memory loss. It
does not mean dementia is present. 
Second, the story refers to these people
(again, likely just elderly folks with no
known mental disorder) having "access to
weapons," as if that is a concern. But they
might not really have access. The survey
apparently asked if there was a firearm in
the home. The person surveyed could well
be living in a home that has firearms, but
they might not have access to them.

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times. NRA Country's Vanessa Shahidi
recently caught up with Dugger while he
finished new music at a recording studio.
VS: The NRA, along with Bass Pro Shops,
has presented the night race at
Bristol Motor Speedway for the last
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in NASCAR and know many of the
drivers. How has your involvement with
that sport affected your music?
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they love and being who they are. I've
been really lucky over the years to be
able to play a lot of the tracks and build
my fan base through that.
VS: What is your favorite firearm?
TD: Probably my grandad's old
double-barrel shotgun, just because it
was his and is now mine.
VS: What is your favorite hunting or
outdoor memory?
TD: Going to Montana with my friends.
I had never been in snow like that. At
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