Gun rights advocates sue lawmakers over virtual meetings

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DOVER, Del. (AP) — Gun rights advocates have filed a federal lawsuit challenging continued virtual meetings of the Delaware General Assembly after Democrats rammed two controversial gun-control bills through the state Senate.

The filing of the lawsuit Friday comes amid partisan bickering over the Democrat-controlled legislature continuing to meet online rather than in person. The decision by Senate Democrats to fast-track passage of the gun control bills last week served only to fan the flames.

The plaintiffs say they have been “aggrieved” by being denied the opportunity to speak against the bills or being allowed only one minute to speak.


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