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 2013, Delaware had the 32nd highest gun death rate per capital among the states and 100 people died from firearm-related injuries that year. That year, Delaware supplied the 23rd highest number of crime guns to other states per capita, but the state imports more crime guns than it exports.

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.