Vice President Kamala Harris

Vice President Harris will make two announcements on gun violence prevention efforts Saturday in Parkland, Fla., where 14 students and three staff members were killed in a school shooting in 2018.

Harris is set to meet with families of those killed in the mass shooting and will visit Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School with them, along with Rep. Jared Moskowitz (D-Fla.) and state officials. She will then deliver remarks on gun safety measures at 2:45 p.m., according to a White House official.

The vice president will announce the launch of the first-ever National Extreme Risk Protection Order Resource Center, which will aim to help states effectively implement red-flag laws through training and technical assistance. The center will be funded through a Department of Justice grant stemming from the bipartisan gun control bill that President Biden signed into law in 2022.

Harris also will announce an official call to action for states to pass red-flag laws and to use the resources from the bipartisan gun control bill to implement them.

Red-flag laws allow a judge to take away a firearm from someone based on the suspicion that the owner could use it to harm […]

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