Legislation that would allow a judge to temporarily confiscate guns from someone considered to be a danger to themselves or others is back on the table at the State Capitol.

Republican Representative Steve Handy has brought back the so-called "red flag" bill he proposed last year as House Bill 229.

Handy cites data from the Utah Department of Human Services involving suicides as a reason for the bill to pass.

Between 2006 and 2015, 85-percent of firearm-related deaths in the state were suicides.

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