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State Law Background

Among other things, Delaware:

Delaware does not, however:

Local governments in Delaware also generally lack authority to regulate firearms and ammunition.

In 2014, Delaware had the 27th highest gun death rate per capita among the states and 102 people died from firearm-related injuries that year. As of 2009, Delaware supplied the 23rd highest number of crime guns to other states per capita, but the state imported more crime guns than it exported.

 

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Delaware Firearms Laws

For details about specific firearms laws in Delaware, choose a topic below, or see all of the firearms laws in this state.