Gun control bills win final approval from Delaware lawmakers

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Bills outlawing several types of semiautomatic firearms and magazines capable of holding more than 17 rounds have won final approval in Delaware’s Democrat-controlled General Assembly.

The bills received no Republican support.

The magazine bill passed the House on a 23-18 vote Thursday, with three central Delaware Democrats joining GOP lawmakers in dissent.

It was then returned to the state Senate, which quickly signed off on a House amendment.

The Senate also approved a House bill that bans a wide variety of semiautomatic firearms.

The bills now go to Democratic Gov.  John Carney.

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