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Kansas won’t join effort to tighten domestic abuse gun laws

KSAL StaffFebruary 6, 2016

Kansas apparently won’t join several other states that have passed recent laws aimed at making it more difficult for domestic abusers to have weapons.

Rep. Barbara Bollier, a Mission Hills Republican, last year proposed a bill that would create a gun restraining order that would allow courts and law enforcement to seize firearms from domestic abusers in specific situations. Bollier says she doesn’t think the bill will be heard this session because of the state’s strong pro-gun climate.

FBI data analyzed by The Associated Press showed Kansas had 65 people killed with firearms by spouses, ex-spouses or dating partners between 2006 and 2014. That number is likely low because not all law enforcement departments report such information, and the numbers don’t include children or other bystanders killed by domestic violence.

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