Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, called the executive order a major victory for Rhode Islanders and an encouraging sign for the nation.
"This is the first executive action on red flags since Parkland, and our thousands of advocates in Rhode Island and around the country could not be more proud that this effort," Watts said.
It also calls for a state public information campaign to raise awareness of red flags that indicate a person could be a violent threat.
The gun-control debate was suddenly everywhere, and Ms. She testified in support of background-check legislation in Oregon and got involved with the Everytown Survivor Network. Yuille now works for Americans for Responsible Solutions, an advocacy group founded by former Representative Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot outside an Arizona supermarket in 2011, and her husband, the retired astronaut, Capt. Yuille met Erica Lafferty, the daughter of one of the Newtown victims, Dawn Hochsprung, Sandy Hook’s principal.
They were around the same age; their mothers had died three days apart. Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, together with Everytown for Gun Safety, launched a campaign on Friday which it says will “empower voters to find out where candidates stand on gun safety”.
And I think it will eventually flip Congress and our state houses, so it'll be easier to pass good bills." In letters on Friday, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense and Everytown for Gun Safety called on the companies to cut ties with NRATV because it "promotes dangerous conspiracy theories, racially charged rhetoric, and violent demonization of the NRA's political opponents.” They also called on Direc TV to remove an NRA-produced show from its platforms.
"American businesses have the responsibility to make ethical decisions about the content they will provide on their platforms," Moms Demand Action founder Shannon Watts wrote.
Gun-rights activists say they can unfairly take away rights from people who have not been convicted of crimes or professionally evaluated for mental illness.