by Countable | 4.15.19
“This law will not prevent every shooting, but it can be used in a targeted way to make sure that those who are suffering from a mental health crisis are able to temporarily have a court order in place that helps make sure they don’t harm themselves or others,” Polis said. “Today we may be saving the life of your nephew, your niece, your grandchild.”
"It's a matter of doing what's right. Going in and taking their guns and leaving the scene, I can't see how that makes them less of a risk. It just takes one tool away.”
“They went after the people’s rights. They went after [it] in a manner that I didn’t think gave them due process because they said, ‘well we need to do these things. We need to take these things away from them. We need to take these tools away from them.’ But they never provided any kind of assistance. So there was no outlet. So to me there wasn’t any kind of due process.”
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