Delaware: Mag Ban Committee Hearing Next Week

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On April 27th, the House Judiciary Committee is hearing Senate Bill 6, to ban magazines over an arbitrary capacity limit. IMG NRA-ILA

U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- On April 27th, the House Judiciary Committee is hearing Senate Bill 6, to ban magazines over an arbitrary capacity limit. The following week, the committee will hear Senate Bill 3, to impose a Maryland-style “handgun qualified purchase card” and a handgun transfer registry. Please contact committee members and ask them to OPPOSE SB 6 and SB 3.

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Senate Bill 6, the so-called “Delaware Large Capacity Magazine Prohibition Act,” bans possessing magazines with a capacity greater than seventeen rounds of ammunition. Such arbitrary limits are not grounded in public safety and, instead, restrict law-abiding citizens who use these magazines for various purposes, such as self-defense and competition.

Senate Bill 3 requires prospective purchasers or recipients of a handgun to first have a “handgun qualified purchaser card,” which requires a training course. While those with a carry permit are exempt from the training requirement, they are not exempt from the license. The approved permits only last for 180 days each, requiring citizens to continuously apply for new permits in order to maintain the ability to acquire handguns. In addition, it requires information regarding prospective handgun purchasers be made available to state law-enforcement, and does not prohibit law-enforcement from retaining records of purchasers, and of the firearms purchased. This provision essentially creates a state registry of handguns.

As the nation’s leading provider of firearms training, NRA knows the important role that high-quality firearms education plays in the safe and responsible use of firearms. At the same time, NRA understands that gun owners are a diverse community with a variety of educational needs. That is why NRA opposes mandatory, and one-size-fits-all, firearms training policies that can act as a barrier to the competent exercise of Second Amendment rights.

Again, please contact committee members and ask them to OPPOSE SB 6 and SB 3.


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Laddyboy
Laddyboy
5 months ago

Maryland, “the home of the free”, ALREADY has a registry of all “controlled” guns via the State Police who keeps the registry!!!!

WI Patriot
WI Patriot
5 months ago

They can “ban” anything they want at any time they want, doesn’t mean anything when people just ignore their “bans”…
If there isn’t an open market for items, there’s ALWAYS a black market for them…

APG member
APG member
5 months ago
Reply to  WI Patriot

The old “black market”, these are the words those suffering from Stolkholm Syndrome use to console themselves. Shop on the black market much? Do you suppose there is a HUGE black market in North Korea? I want to live in a free society! I wish you would join me in this endeavor!

WI Patriot
WI Patriot
5 months ago
Reply to  APG member

You’re not too worldly, are you…???

APG member
APG member
5 months ago

The 9th circuit appeals court rules the Cali mag ban unconstitutional, and Delaware legislators break their oaths of office with impunity! Virtue signaling boomercons take note, your constitution has been voided! Like the semi auto ban in Massachusetts; no one will resist, the “brave” ones they hid their hardware, never to be retrieved or used even for practice.

Shoreglide
Shoreglide
5 months ago
Reply to  APG member

To quote the Delaware Constitution, Article 1:

Right to keep and bear arms.
Section 20. A person has the right to keep and bear arms for the defense of self, family, home, and State, and for hunting and recreational use.

Perfectly clear to me! If these bills are signed by governor ‘Carnage’, I can only hope that the Delaware Supreme Court has the wherewithal to overturn them.