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  • Baltimore Co. chief recognized by national law enforcement association

    Baltimore Co. chief recognized by national law enforcement association
    Baltimore County Police Chief James W. Johnson was recognized this month by a national law enforcement association for advocating for stricter gun control laws. Johnson received the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives'...
  • Arundel board to revisit suspension of student in gun-shaped pastry incident

    Arundel board to revisit suspension of student in gun-shaped pastry incident
    Anne Arundel County Public Schools will revisit a matter next month that garnered national attention earlier this year — the two-day suspension of an 8-year-old student accused of nibbling a breakfast pastry into the shape of a gun. School...
  • Badly targeted gun gripes

    Badly targeted gun gripes
    Gun advocates have been crying for close to two years about how long it takes the Maryland State Police to conduct background checks for prospective gun buyers. The delays have lengthened with the passage earlier this year of Gov. Martin O'Malley's gun...
  • Man dead after barricade was at center of Md. handgun challenge

    Man dead after barricade was at center of Md. handgun challenge
    The Baltimore County burglar who helped trigger an ongoing constitutional challenge to Maryland's handgun laws shot himself to death, police said, after he assaulted his estranged wife and beat his parents with a pipe. Police found Kris Lee Abbott dead...
  • Gun owners aren't paranoid, just realistic

     Gun owners aren't paranoid, just realistic
    In your editorial about state police efforts to speed approval of gun purchases, you say gun buyers are "driven in large part by the kind of paranoia that the National Rifle Association trades in — the ever-present fear that government will take...
  • Navy Yard shooting refutes 'good guy with gun' claim

     Navy Yard shooting refutes 'good guy with gun' claim
    In the aftermath of the horrible shooting in Newton, Conn., Wayne LaPierre of the National Rifle Association forcefully declared that "The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun." However, the last two shooting tragedies our...
  • No city is immune to the tragedy that occurred in Washington

    Once again a mass shooting occurs in this nation, people are saddened, prayerful or outraged and flags are flown at half mast ("Rampage in Washington," Sept. 17). But it's notable that with only one exception, no one is particularly shocked. The...
  • Ending mass shootings: It's not just about more or better laws

    Ending mass shootings: It's not just about more or better laws
    Do me a favor: Save this op-ed in a folder somewhere and promise to open it up in five years. Let's see how many of us remember what today we're calling the "Navy Yard Shootings" — and, more importantly, whether we as a society decided to do...
  • Resigned to guns

    When President Obama addressed the families and colleagues of victims of the mass shooting at the U.S. Navy Yard in Washington last week, he lamented what he called a sense of "creeping resignation" among Americans toward the epidemic gun violence that...
  • Gun control need not be a lost cause

     Gun control need not be a lost cause
    Regarding the recent editorial on guns ("Resigned to guns," Sept. 25), I'd like to suggest the conscription on Vinnie DeMarco to organize a national movement to effectively pass national gun control legislation. He has already brilliantly done it here...
  • Gun-rights advocates file second suit against law

    Gun-rights advocates file second suit against law
    Gun rights advocates filed a second lawsuit Friday against Maryland's strict new gun law, arguing that the state will not be able to implement new handgun requirements quickly enough to honor citizens's right to bear arms. The suit points to the current...
  • State lawyers urge court not to suspend gun law

    State lawyers urge court not to suspend gun law
    Attorneys for the state argued Monday that Maryland's sweeping new gun law should take effect Tuesday as planned, telling a federal court that the gun-rights advocates seeking to halt it should have lodged their objections months ago. Instead, the...