| Jun 5, 2013
| 6:09 PM
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...
| May 4, 2013
| 8:00 AM
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...
| May 29, 2013
| 6:54 PM
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...
| May 30, 2013
| 7:37 PM
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...
| May 31, 2013
| 7:35 AM
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...
| May 25, 2013
| 11:11 AM
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...
| May 20, 2013
| 4:30 AM
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...
| May 3, 2013
| 3:31 PM
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...
| May 20, 2013
| 7:33 AM
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...
| May 20, 2013
| 2:35 PM
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...
| May 21, 2013
| 9:49 AM
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....
| May 6, 2013
| 9:38 AM
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...