Pettyjohn Briggs King

Pettyjohn, Briggs King secure exception to magazine ban, save jobs

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

When Georgetown’s state senator and representative learned a bill to ban high-capacity firearm magazines could impact close to 100 jobs in their district, they knew something had to be done.  Senate Substitute 1 for Senate Bill 6, sponsored by Sen. Dave Sokola, D-Newark, banned the possession, sale, purchase, receipt or transfer of magazines that hold more than 17 rounds of …

John Carney wearing a suit and tie

Carney to sign gun bills today

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

Democratic Gov. John Carney will sign multiple gun control bills Thursday. The gun bills will ban the sale of assault weapons, raise the age from 18 to 21 to purchase most firearms, return background checks to state control, ban high-capacity magazines, open up the potential for lawsuits against gun manufacturers and dealers for gun violence, and ban the use of devices …

6 gun bills expected to earn Delaware Gov. John Carney's signature.

What’s going on with Delaware’s gun bills?

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

Delaware’s Democrat-controlled General Assembly has taken swift action to impose gun control measures in the wake of mass shootings in Buffalo, N.Y. and Uvalde, Texas.  The bills aim to amend the state’s background check system, ban semi-automatic firearms, Glock switches and large-capacity magazines, prevent individuals under the age of 21 from accessing guns, and allow lawsuits against firearm industry members …

DelawareLive June 5

Delaware LIVE Weekly Review – June 5, 2022

Sonja Frey Delaware Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines Dem. bills would ban semi-automatics, under 21 possession Red Clay students lead charge on dress code changes State drops McGuiness case to reindict in Kent County Meet Delaware’s Teacher of the Year, Brandywine’s Jahsha Tabron Medical privacy bill threatens parental rights, GOP reps say Carney’s Chancery Court nomination draws fire from activists Culture 2 …