Graffagnino: Permit-to-purchase topic has become ‘political football’


In response to your request for input regarding a law requiring a “permit” to purchase firearms in Delaware, I suggest the following: Before a vote on such a bill takes place, a member of Delaware’s House of Representatives should read my Opinion “Where is our outrage about school shootings?” into the minutes.

A permit is a simple way to track firearms and the people who own them, which someday might be used in a criminal investigation. Anything that helps when investigating a crime should not become a political football between elected officials of opposing political parties.

Peter Graffagnino


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