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#Dover: This afternoon, the Delaware Red Flag bill – HB 222 – passed UNANIMOUSLY in the Senate, 20-0, with one absent. With the governor’s signature, this bill will become law in #Delaware. #DEnough
New Polling: An Overwhelming Majority of Delaware Voters, Including 88 Percent of Gun Owners, Support Lifesaving Red Flag Legislation
Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund and the Delaware chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, part of Everytown, today released new polling conducted by SurveyUSA on behalf of Everytown. The results indicate that 91 percent of Delawareans, including 88 percent of gun owners, support temporarily prohibiting a person from having guns if they pose a serious threat to themselves or others.
The survey also found that:
- 78 percent of people support prohibiting the sale and possession of bump stocks, a gun accessory that allows a semi-automatic rifle to mimic the firing speed of a fully automatic firearm;
- 74 percent of people support increasing the minimum age for purchasing any gun in Delaware from 18 to 21;
- 73 percent of people support prohibiting the sale and possession of assault weapons; and
- 69 percent of people support prohibiting the sale and possession of high capacity magazines, which allow a shooter to fire more than 10 rounds without reloading.
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