gun groups

State gun groups sue over semi-automatic gun ban

Charlie MegginsonGovernment, Headlines

The Delaware State Sportsmen’s Association and three other firearm advocacy groups have filed a federal lawsuit seeking to halt a new law that bans semi-automatic firearms in the First State. “On June 30, 2022, Governor John Carney signed House Bill 450 into law, effectively and immediately banning a long list of commonly owned rifles, shotguns and pistols, pejoratively and inaccurately …

Thursday, June 9, 2022

Delaware House votes to ban semi-automatic firearms

Charlie MegginsonGovernment, Headlines

A controversial bill to ban the purchase of semi-automatic firearms in Delaware narrowly passed in the House of Representatives Thursday against the objections of every Republican lawmaker as well as some Democrats. The bill passed 22 to 19 and will advance to the Senate for consideration.  “The intention of this legislation is simple and clear: to make sure that the …

Gun Debate

House committee OKs semi-automatic, under 21 purchase ban

Charlie MegginsonGovernment, Headlines

Bills to ban semi-automatic firearms and restrict the purchase of guns by Delawareans 21 and older were released from a House committee Wednesday and will advance to the House floor for a vote. The hearing attracted a crowd of well over 100 concerned citizens on both sides of the issue, many of whom filled lawmakers’ seats in the House chamber. …

AR 15 1

Dem. bills would ban semi-automatics, under 21 possession

Charlie MegginsonGovernment, Headlines

With less than a month left in the legislative session, Democratic lawmakers in Delaware have introduced sweeping legislation to ban semi-automatic firearms and restrict the purchase and possession of all firearms to Delawareans ages 21 and older.  “We have an obligation to do everything we can to prevent tragedies like we’ve seen across the country from happening here in Delaware,” …