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At a Glance


Delaware has some of the strongest gun laws in the country. The state has worked to enact important gun safety legislation. The Charleston loophole has essentially been closed, allowing the state enough time to conduct background checks. An extreme risk protection order law has also been passed.

123 In an average year, 123 people die by guns in Delaware. More at EveryStat.
#11 in the country for Gun Law Strength. (Up from #13 last year). See why.

To become a safer state, Delaware can pass legislation to require all firearm purchasers to obtain a purchase permit.

The Latest

The Center for Structural Equity Awarded $100,000 Grant from the Everytown Community Safety Fund to Sustain Critical Gun Violence Prevention Work in Wilmington

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