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Woman whose husband was killed in gun-free zone fights red-flag laws

A stalker shot and killed her husband in a so-called gun-free zone. Now Nikki Goeser [1] is worried that another gun control measure widely gaining popularity will result in other firearms owners being victimized.

Ms. Goeser [1] recently headed to Congress [2] to speak out against red-flag laws, arguing that allowing a judge to issue orders to temporarily confiscate firearms over mental health concerns could have jeopardized her safety at a time when she was most vulnerable.

“I’m trying to educate people about the dangers of red-flag laws,” Ms. Goeser [3] told The Washington Times. “A lot of people seem to be for them, but there’s a lot that the everyday citizen doesn’t think about. I think red-flag laws completely ignore due process and violate due process rights.”

After her husband, Ben Goeser [3], was murdered 10 years ago in a Tennessee restaurant, Ms. Goeser [3] fell into a depression, wondering how she would face another day, and “you can understand how someone might misinterpret that.”…

If a judge had ordered police to take away her firearm, deeming her a risk to herself or others, “for someone like me, that would have been trauma on top of trauma.”…

Read more at The Washington Times [4]