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Delaware: New Castle County gun laws now in line with state

Thursday, October 29, 2009

New Castle County's gun laws now mesh with regulations in force at the state and national level, at least when it comes to emergency situations. A 1960s era section of the code gave the county executive power to restrict weapons in the hands of residents during emergencies. County Council voted Tuesday to clean up language in the code by deleting a sentence that says the top administrator may impose "limitations upon the carrying or stockpiling of firearms, weapons or ammunition" during declared states of emergency.

Read Original at: The News Journal (Wilmington, Del.)

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