How “red flag laws” help states with gun control
Jun 15, 2022

How “red flag laws” help states with gun control

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The Senate bipartisan agreement for a framework on gun control includes increasing the ability of states to enact "red flag laws." We examine what those are, and how they're supposed to work. New York lawmakers have set their sights on slowing down crypto mining. The BBC's Victoria Craig checks in regarding the emergency meeting of the European Central Bank.

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New York lawmakers push to pump the brakes on crypto mining

Jun 15, 2022
A bill awaiting Gov. Kathy Hochul's signature would enact a two-year moratorium on the industry's use of fossil-fuel power plants to mine cryptocurrency. A Finger Lakes community is wrestling with the environmental impacts.
Crypto mining has entered the crosshairs of New York lawmakers.
Photo by LARS HAGBERG/AFP via Getty Images

The lowdown on "red flag laws" when it comes to gun control

Jun 15, 2022
Also known as "extreme risk protection orders," they can activate when violence becomes a possibility.
The Senate agreement on a framework for gun control includes more states enacting red flag laws, which kick in if the threat of violence becomes evident.
Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images

The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Redmond Carolipio Digital Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer/Director
Jarrett Dang Production Assistant