Democratically-controlled House Judiciary Committee voted yesterday to advance a series of three gun-control bills to the floor. The measures “would ban magazines that hold ten or more rounds; provide funds to incentivize states to establish red flag laws; and make it illegal for someone convicted of a misdemeanor hate crime to own a gun” reported National Review.

However, it is unlikely that the Republican-controlled Senate would take up any of those bills if they are passed in the House. Jerry Nadler said Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell refusing to take up their gun-control bills “will not stop this committee…Today, we will consider three more measures that would help prevent the tragic gun violence that has engulfed this nation in recent years.”

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The ranking Republican on the House Judiciary Committee, Doug Collins of Georgia had concerns about the constitutionality of red fag laws which would “empower judges to temporarily disarm a gun owner if he’s reported as a threat by a friend or family member” explains National Review. Collins said, “do we really want to surrender Americans’ constitutional rights to such a low standard without giving those citizens notice or an opportunity to be heard?”

Reportedly, Republican Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, is working on a potential red flag bill that will aim to address “Republicans’ constitutional concerns.”