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“An individual’s placement into the [watch list] does not require any evidence that the person engaged in criminal activity, committed a crime, or will commit a crime in the future,” the judge wrote, “and individuals who have been acquitted of a terrorism-related crime may still be listed.”
Where the terrorism watch list is based on actual activities that have been validated by law enforcement and intelligence agencies and merely result in inconvenience at border crossings and in a few other instances, the red flag laws permit warnings by relatives, family members, or even random strangers based on a layman’s opinion that a US citizen might, conceivably, possibly, at some point in the future do something bad with a firearm.