In Dave Lawson's Opinion

GOP lawmakers: Invest in school safety, not gun control

6/13/2022

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

3/21/2022

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

6/3/2021

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...