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  • The missing issue: gun control

    The missing issue: gun control
    Every year, some 31,000 Americans are killed with guns; nearly 340,000 more are victimized in gun-related crimes, with more than 73,000 of those treated in hospital emergency rooms for nonfatal gunshot wounds. The rate of firearms-related homicide in...
  • The Second Amendment shouldn't get in the way of common sense

    It is time to move beyond the archaic interpretation of the Second Amendment offered by the gun lobby ("What will get the NRA's attention?" Jan. 7). We do not believe in the legality of independent militias today, nor do we subscribe to the overthrow of...
  • What gun violence says about our country

    Kudos to Dan Rodricks and The Sun for your coverage of last month's tragedy involving innocent victims of the proliferation of guns in the U.S. You stepped forward with not only the horrific facts of the Newtown, Conn., school shootings but were...
  • Md. House still 'ruminating' on assault weapons ban

    Md. House still 'ruminating' on assault weapons ban
    Four weeks after Gov. Martin O'Malley's gun-control bill passed the Senate, a key House committee has yet to schedule a vote and continues to debate whether to scale it back. Among the possible changes still on the table: whether to take the AR-15 and a...
  • We need to hear both sides of the gun control debate

    The current gun control debate is being controlled by politicians and the media, both of which have self-serving agendas that have nothing to do with the merits of this most important constitutional right as it relates to our freedoms. We all want the...
  • Letter: Edgewood leader comments on armed guards for schools

    Editor: Any jurisdiction considering arming educators with the expectation that they will be the initial armed- response to school shootings, had better make sure that these educators are properly trained and evaluated. The professionals (police...
  • Can we finally close the gun show loophole?

    Can we finally close the gun show loophole?
    Whether it's the indelible horror of the massacre at Newtown, Conn., or the tone-deaf response of the National Rifle Association and its allies who have shown themselves so hysterical and paranoid on the subject of gun rights, the public's hunger for...
  • Gun bill supporters seek to sway delegates

    About 9 a.m. Saturday, Bonny Eisenbise strode up to a man outside a Giant supermarket in North Baltimore. "We're trying to get guns off the street," she told him, offering a yellow flier that asked in bold type: "Haven't we had enough gun violence?"...
  • Marylanders strongly support gun control proposals, poll finds

    Marylanders strongly support gun control proposals, poll finds
    A new poll shows Marylanders strongly support two gun control measures that Gov. Martin O'Malley has suggested he might ask the General Assembly to pass in the wake of last month's elementary school massacre in Connecticut. On another measure the...
  • Bloomberg lays out seven-point plan to reduce gun violence

    Bloomberg lays out seven-point plan to reduce gun violence
    Americans are 20 times more likely to be killed by guns than people living in other developed countries. Nine out of 10 children who die of gunshot wounds in wealthy nations lived in the United States. People under 40 are more likely to be killed by a...
  • O'Malley takes a stand on guns

    O'Malley takes a stand on guns
    State and federal politicians have been scrambling for the last few weeks to react to the school shootings in Newtown, Conn., with governors, congressmen and the president exploring new laws that might have prevented that tragic massacre. But today, Gov....
  • On eve of Biden gun report, NRA digs in

    On eve of Biden gun report, NRA digs in
    When Vice President Joe Biden invited the National Rifle Association to the White House the other day to join in the Obama administration's post-Newtown talks on ways to counter gun violence, it was like letting the fox into the chicken coop. The NRA...