Governor announces signing ceremony for several gun control measures

Governor John Carney announcing today he will sign gun control measures today at 1:15 p.m. during a ceremony at legislative hall.

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The gun safety legislation including bans the sale of assault weapons, raising the age from 18 to 21 to purchase most firearms, stronger background checks by reinstituting the Firearm Transaction Approval Program, limits on high-capacity magazines, legislation that holds gun manufacturers and dealers liable for reckless or negligent actions that lead to gun violence, and a ban on the use of devices that convert handguns into fully automatic weapons.

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Earlier this month Governor Carney and the Senate and House Democratic Leadership announced their commitment to advance multiple gun safety bills before the General Assembly adjourns on June 30.

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