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Today OAG's Deputy AG of Public Safety Liz Wieser testified before @councilofdc about strategies to reduce gun violence in DC.

OAG prosecutes gun offenses aggressively, but we also invest in violence prevention strategies to stop gun violence before it starts.
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@councilofdc #CuretheStreets is OAG’s violence interruption program which uses public-health strategies that treat violence like a disease that interrupt, treat and stop it from spreading.

With support from @councilofdc, we are extending Cure the Streets to four additional sites this fall.
@councilofdc OAG also just litigated its first successful #RedFlagLaw petition designed to keep guns away from potentially dangerous individuals.

Learn how this law can remove a gun from someone who could be a danger to themselves or others: Image
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Thanks to CT #redflaglaw law an anonymous tip got a student at Central Connecticut State University arrested. He cannot post $250k bail until next hearing on Sep. 6th. will spend 21 days in jail after committing no crime.…
The anonymous tip claimed Wagshol was interested in purchasing ammunition out of state. A legal exercise of interstate commerce.
Interstate commerce clause, 1st, 2nd, 4th and 6th Amendments violated by the State.

Arrested for lawful activity:

1A = arrested for posting a meme.
2A = legally owned firearms seized
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