DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney, Senator Bryan Townsend, and House Majority Leader Valerie Longhurst on Thursday announced legislation to ban the sale, purchase, transfer, and certain possession of assault-style weapons in Delaware. The legislation will be introduced by Senator Townsend in the Delaware Senate on Thursday. Representative Longhurst is the legislation’s prime sponsor in the […]
DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney met in Legislative Hall on Wednesday with more than a dozen Delaware high school students who have helped organize walkouts and other efforts to pass gun safety legislation. The meeting included students from A. I. duPont High School, Caesar Rodney High School, Charter School of Wilmington, Dover High School, […]
Multi-state partnership is aimed at preventing gun-related violence WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney announced on Monday that Delaware will join States for Gun Safety, a multi-state partnership aimed at preventing gun-related violence. “Working together, states can take action that will directly confront the threat of gun violence, and reduce the toll it takes on […]
WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney issued the following statement on gun safety laws: “Over the past several years, Delaware has made progress in strengthening our gun safety laws, to help give law enforcement the tools they need to more effectively confront gun violence. We’re also continuing to work with school districts to ensure that […]
Governor Markell announced today that he has signed an Executive Order that brings a diverse coalition of stakeholders together to reduce the number of suicides by firearm. It builds upon sustained work across Delaware over more than a decade to understand the many causes and factors that lead to suicide, raise awareness, and promote strategies to reduce suicide.