Perched upon a bust of Pallas just above my chamber door—
Perched, and sat, and nothing more.
Jul 14, 2018 • 10 tweets • 7 min read
What is a Red flag law?
Red flag laws empower law enforcement to petition a judge to temporarily block a person from having guns if they pose a danger to themselves or others. #momsdemand#gunsense
Red flag bills have been introduced or carried over in 25 states and D.C. this year. The ability to remove weapons temporarily from someone who is a threat to themselves or others is critical to our safety.
Jun 19, 2018 • 8 tweets • 5 min read
Ever wonder what it costs to detain immigrants?
In FY 2018, the federal government is set to spend $2.68 billion on DHS Custody Operations, or $7.34 million per day on immigrant detention.
But they are expecting an increase based upon Executive Order. "While CBP border apprehensions have declined, interior enforcement activity has risen steadily since the issuance of the EO."