Good news like this is getting harder to come by.
An assault weapons ban in the state of Delaware didn't make it out of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.
Senate Bill 163 failed by one vote on June 6, 2018, and if it had gone to the full state Senate, it would have had a few exceptions, mainly for those who already possessed an assault rifle.
Republican Dave Lawson sat on the Senate Judiciary Committee that scuttled the measure.
"It was a bad bill, it was ill conceived," he argued. "[It] did not begin to protect our schools. It didn't do that at all. What it did was just simply go after law abiding citizens and take their defensive capabilities away from them."
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