Firearm Prohibitions for Domestic Violence Misdemeanants Delaware prohibits the purchase, ownership, possession or control of any firearm or ammunition by any person who has been convicted in any court of any misdemeanor crime of domestic violence.
Members of the Delaware Coalition for Common Sense include: Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, Co-Founder, Americans for Responsible Solutions Captain Mark Kelly, Co-Founder, Americans for Responsible Solutions Beverley Baxter, Former Academic and Human Rights Advocate Robin Brinkley-White, Founder, Brandon Lee Brinkley Foundation, Inc.
These default proceed sales, also known as the “Charleston loophole,” exemplify a glaring and dangerous gap in federal gun laws.
Dylann Roof, the shooter who killed nine people at a Charleston church, was prohibited under federal law from purchasing his gun due to a disqualifying drug record that should have made it illegal for him to buy a firearm.
John Deckers routinely represents individuals charged with the following crimes of domestic violence: Domestic Violence cases are treated differently than other criminal cases.
The State of Delaware Attorney General’s Office has designated Domestic Violence Units (staffed with specially trained prosecutors and social workers) who stand ready to aggressively prosecute anyone charged with Domestic Violence.