In Dave Lawson's Opinion

GOP lawmakers: Invest in school safety, not gun control


When a wave of mass shootings prompted Democrats in Delaware's state legislature to introduce a package of sweeping gun restrictions, Republicans responded with a proposal of their own: invest more in school safety.

Lawmaker proposes specific crimes for violent riots, looting, destroying monuments


Four bills aimed at increasing penalties for destructive and dangerous conduct during times of civil disorder will be heard by a Senate committee Wednesday.

Statement from Senators Lawson, Richardson, and Wilson


This morning, Delaware awoke to reports of more violence against law enforcement as three Wilmington police officers were shot last night while responding to a call on North Market Street. As of this writing, the officers are thankfully in stable condition. This incident occurred just over a month after Delmar officer Corporal Keith Heacook was brutally murdered while also responding to a report of a domestic incident. Instead of addressing the issue of violence in our communities, particularly against our wonderful men and women in law enforcement, progressive activist groups...