We, the People.
After failing to pass gun control legislation, Democratic lawmakers and the governor admit they’ve lost the battle this year.
It helps explain why Sunday’s gun rights rally on the steps of Legislative Hall on the last day of this year’s session looked more like a picnic than a protest.
The rally was hosted by Delaware Gun Rights, which formed in 2018 in response to gun control bills introduced that year.
The group is largely credited with stopping this year’s gun control efforts by pressuring union members and threatening Democratic campaign cash.
Three bills were stifled this year that would have banned certain semi-automatic weapons, required a permit to buy and own a gun and capped magazines at 15 rounds.
by Jacob Baumgart and Sarah Gamard