On average over the last ten years, more than 93 people died each year due to gun violence in Delaware.*

Lethal Violence Protection Orders

Delaware introduced a Lethal Violence Protection Order bill in 2017. You can learn more about HB 222 here.

Additional Information:

Firearm Homicide in Delaware

Firearm Suicide in Delaware

Report: Risk-Based Firearm Policy Recommendations for Delaware

*Source: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC. Firearm Deaths and
Rates per 100,000. Fatal Injury Reports, 1999-2016. Available:

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