Hague: Law-abiding gun owners are not the problem


In response to Peter Graffagnino, the outrage about any shooting is out there (“Permit-to-purchase topic has become ‘political football’"). Permits will do nothing to stop those with mental health issues from committing crimes.

Yes, permits are a simple way to track firearm owners. However, it is illegal, both federally and in Delaware, to create such a registry. The reason is obvious. By definition, criminals do not obey the law; only law-abiding citizens do. They are not the problem.

Jeff Hague

President and legislative liaison, Delaware State Sportsmen’s Association


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