Bill would ‘transfer’ weapons from targets of restraining orders

Legislation sponsored by Sen. J.P. Morrell, D-New Orleans, that passed in the Senate Tuesday would help keep guns from domestic abusers named in restraining orders. (Photo: Sarah Gamard/LSU Manship School News Service)

By Paul Braun

The Senate passed legislation that would establish a framework for temporarily transferring firearms from individuals targeted by a restraining order. The bill also would stiffen penalties for possessing firearms in violation of a protective order.

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