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  • Garrett County sheriff joins gun control law revolt

    Garrett County sheriff joins gun control law revolt
    A growing revolt in rural counties against the state's new gun control law has spread to far Western Maryland, where the Garrett County sheriff declared the measure unconstitutional this week and said he would enforce only the provisions he believes are...
  • When 5-year-olds are shooting 2-year-olds…

    When 5-year-olds are shooting 2-year-olds…
    It was such a short mention in Thursday's newspaper ("5-year-old accidentally kills sister with own rifle," May 2) that I thought it deserves more attention. Five-year old boy accidentally kills two-year old sister with own rifle! Then it goes on to say...
  • NRA membership given to boy suspended in pastry incident

    NRA membership given to boy suspended in pastry incident
    The 8-year-old Anne Arundel County boy who was suspended for biting a pastry into the shape of a gun received standing ovation and a lifetime membership to the National Rifle Association Wednesday night. At a fundraiser for Anne Arundel County...
  • NRA membership for boy sparks criticism

    NRA membership for boy sparks criticism
    Criticism mounted Thursday over the gift of a National Rifle Association lifetime membership from Anne Arundel County Republicans to a boy who was suspended from school in March when he chewed a pastry into the shape of a pistol. "It's outrageous that...
  • Gun petition going down to the wire

    Gun petition going down to the wire
    Proponents of putting Maryland's new gun law to referendum plan to wait until Friday's midnight deadline to deliver their first round of signatures. And they may wait until Saturday night to tell the public the results. Sue Payne, the Montgomery...
  • History Channel's 'Top Shot' gives Sykesville man a chance to show off his talents

    History Channel's 'Top Shot' gives Sykesville man a chance to show off his talents
    Adam Benson is a different kind of weekend warrior. A former Marine marksman whose career in the military was derailed by a serious motorcycle accident, Benson has turned what he thinks is a natural ability to shoot into potential reality television...
  • Panicked gun buying and the NRA

    Panicked gun buying and the NRA
    I understand that there are about 310 million people living in the United States, and private citizens here own about 300 million firearms. If these figures are even roughly correct, then the gun industry faces the challenge of selling into a saturated...
  • Dissident gun activist moves forward on vote

     A Montgomery County woman who has split with other Second Amendment activists on how to fight Gov. Martin O'Malley's recently passed gun safety bill said Friday that she has received the green light to begin a petition drive to bring the issue to a...
  • Sneak peek: Ads supporting gun law set to air this week

    Sneak peek: Ads supporting gun law set to air this week
    A hunter, a mother and a minister are featured in new advertisements touting Maryland's new gun law, which was signed last week and represents one of the nation's most sweeping pieces of gun-control legislation passed this year. The ads, released in...
  • Beretta has no plans to leave, yet

    Beretta has no plans to leave, yet
    Despite Beretta's threats that the company would leave Maryland if new gun laws were passed and signed by Gov. Martin O'Malley, Beretta USA has no current plans to abandon its headquarters in Prince George's County.  In a statement sent to The Baltimore...
  • NRA draws wrong conclusions from Boston

    NRA draws wrong conclusions from Boston
    In the days and weeks after the Boston Marathon bombings, the National Rifle Association has repeatedly stated that many Bostonians who did not possess guns probably wished that they had them in their homes during the tense "shelter in place" manhunt....
  • Whose side is the NRA on?

    Whose side is the NRA on?
    Terrorism, whether practiced in the U.S. or overseas, can be defined as a deliberate act of violence to instill fear in a target audience. We fight terrorism when we stay calm but resolute; we abet terrorists when our response is to panic or try to foment...