Senate Bill 2 would require Delawareans planning to buy a handgun to get a permit, unless they are a qualified law-enforcement officer, are retired law-enforcement officer or have a concealed weapons permit. (Photo by Tima Miroshnichenko from Pexels)

Handgun permitting bill generates intense discussion

Sam HautGovernment, Headlines

Dotted around the committee hearing room were around a dozen people wearing red “Moms Demand Action” shirts, who gave tearful accounts of why Delaware should take action against guns. On the other side, many disabled veterans were just as passionate, saying that a proposed handgun permitting bill would disregard the sacrifices they made to protect the United States. On Wednesday, …

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House votes to ban most guns for citizens under 21

Charlie MegginsonGovernment, Headlines

Delawareans under the age of 21 would be prohibited from purchasing, owning, possessing or controlling a firearm or ammunition under a bill passed by the House of Representatives Tuesday. The move comes just days after the House voted to ban most semi-automatic firearms. Exceptions include if the person is an active member of the armed forces or a qualified law-enforcement …