Utah's Gun Control Effort Ends With Nothing to Show

March 7, 2018

A House committee rejected by a 7-4 margin a bill that would create a restraining order that could restrict access to guns for people at risk of shooting themselves or others.

The bill was the Legislature’s main effort to reduce gun violence this session in the wake of the Florida school rampage that killed 17 and led to a national debate on gun-control.

Its sponsor, Rep. Stephen Handy, R-Layton, began working on the bill shortly after the Feb. 14 Parkland massacre.

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