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Governor Carney Signs “Red Flag” Legislation

HS 1 for HB 222 allows courts to issue a lethal violence protection order when citizens pose a danger to self or others DOVER, Del. – On Wednesday, Governor John Carney signed House Substitute 1 for HB 222 into law surrounded by members of the General Assembly of both parties, law enforcement, and advocates for gun safety. This […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on Bump Stock Ban

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday issued the following statement after signing legislation to ban bump stock devices in Delaware: “Delaware has made progress in strengthening our gun safety laws this legislative session with the support of students and advocates across the state, and today is no exception. By signing this bill into […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on Assault Weapons Legislation

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday released the following statement on the Senate Judiciary Committee’s action on Senate Bill 163: “I am extremely disappointed that the full Delaware Senate will not get a chance to vote on Senate Bill 163. As we’ve seen in mass shootings across our country, these weapons can be […]




Governor Carney Signs House Bill 174, Strengthens Penalties on “Straw Purchases”

Senator McDowell, Rep. Mitchell legislation makes jail time more likely for purchasers of illegal guns DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney signed legislation on Wednesday alongside members of the General Assembly, law enforcement and gun safety advocates, that strengthens penalties for illegal purchases of firearms, deterring “straw purchases” by making jail time more likely for […]




MEDIA ADVISORY: Governor Carney To Sign HB 174

Bill will strengthen penalties for illegal purchases of firearms DOVER, Del. – On Wednesday, April 18, Governor Carney will sign House Bill 174, which strengthens penalties for illegal purchases of firearms, deterring “straw purchases” by making jail time more likely for the offender. This bill raises the first offense of purchasing or obtaining a firearm […]







 Pages Tagged With: "gun safety legislation"

Governor Carney Signs “Red Flag” Legislation

HS 1 for HB 222 allows courts to issue a lethal violence protection order when citizens pose a danger to self or others DOVER, Del. – On Wednesday, Governor John Carney signed House Substitute 1 for HB 222 into law surrounded by members of the General Assembly of both parties, law enforcement, and advocates for gun safety. This […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on Bump Stock Ban

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Thursday issued the following statement after signing legislation to ban bump stock devices in Delaware: “Delaware has made progress in strengthening our gun safety laws this legislative session with the support of students and advocates across the state, and today is no exception. By signing this bill into […]




Governor Carney’s Statement on Assault Weapons Legislation

DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney on Wednesday released the following statement on the Senate Judiciary Committee’s action on Senate Bill 163: “I am extremely disappointed that the full Delaware Senate will not get a chance to vote on Senate Bill 163. As we’ve seen in mass shootings across our country, these weapons can be […]




Governor Carney Signs House Bill 174, Strengthens Penalties on “Straw Purchases”

Senator McDowell, Rep. Mitchell legislation makes jail time more likely for purchasers of illegal guns DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney signed legislation on Wednesday alongside members of the General Assembly, law enforcement and gun safety advocates, that strengthens penalties for illegal purchases of firearms, deterring “straw purchases” by making jail time more likely for […]




MEDIA ADVISORY: Governor Carney To Sign HB 174

Bill will strengthen penalties for illegal purchases of firearms DOVER, Del. – On Wednesday, April 18, Governor Carney will sign House Bill 174, which strengthens penalties for illegal purchases of firearms, deterring “straw purchases” by making jail time more likely for the offender. This bill raises the first offense of purchasing or obtaining a firearm […]