This suicide prevention bill needs to get a hearing!

One of the most important suicide prevention bills of the year is HB 209 Extreme Risk Protective Order by Rep. Steve Handy, a policy supported by:

  • 68% of Utahns (Hinckley)
  • Utah law enforcement
  • Suicide prevention advocates
  • Domestic violence advocates
  • Educators
  • Public health
  • Faith organizations
  • Deseret News
  • The White House
  • American Medical Association
  • American Bar Association
  • And MANY more

Despite the strong public, organizational and institutional support, this bill is stuck in Rules and hasn’t been allowed to have even one debate by legislators. WE NEED YOUR HELP!

This good ‘red flag’ law comes from evidence-based policies in place in 14 states and being considered in 18 others that are shown to significantly reduce suicides and increase access to behavioral health services for respondents, all while respecting Second Amendment rights.

Contact House leadership and Rules NOW and ask them to let HB 209 out of Rules so it can have a committee hearing!

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