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  • Thousands go to Annapolis for gun-control rally and hearing

    Thousands go to Annapolis for gun-control rally and hearing
    Several thousand Marylanders went to Annapolis to voice their opinions on gun control Wednesday as the General Assembly began considering Gov. Martin O'Malley's sweeping proposal to impose new limits on the purchase of firearms. At a hearing before a...
  • O'Malley's success echoes Mandel's 1972 triumph

    O'Malley's success echoes Mandel's 1972 triumph
    Forty-one years ago, Maryland Gov. Marvin Mandel pulled off a series of staggering triumphs that The Sun compared to winning the Triple Crown: Maryland's first gun-control law; a unique, state-run auto insurance agency; and a higher gasoline tax to...
  • Enough gun laws on books already

    Enough gun laws on books already
    Like many of Gov. Martin O'Malley's constituents, I strongly urge him to withdraw any legislation to ban so-called "assault weapons" and "high capacity" magazines. He should stop any legislation that creates gun-free zones and not make laws that hurt law-...
  • The logical conclusion of Second Amendment mania

    The logical conclusion of Second Amendment mania
    Members of the National Rifle Association and other pro-gun groups are determined to stop any and all gun control laws. They fear the government will attempt to confiscate their weapons, and they are desperate to hold on to them. Why? These people...
  • Obama goes big on gun control, but can he deliver?

    Obama goes big on gun control, but can he deliver?
    The first general reaction to President Barack Obama's package of gun control ideas seems to be criticism that it's too ambitious. Predictions are being heard that he will fall far short of his aspirations and even fail to restore the ban on assault...
  • NRA, gun-control groups begin work in Annapolis

    NRA, gun-control groups begin work in Annapolis
    The National Rifle Association and a trade organization representing the $13.6 billion gun industry began work in Annapolis this week as the General Assembly prepared to debate some of the nation's strictest gun laws. The NRA held a meeting for about...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday

    WEATHER: Flurries, highs in the upper 30s. Tonight is expected to be mostly clear, temperatures in the mid-20s. TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues. TOP NEWS NRA, gun-control groups begin work in Annapolis: As the General...
  • O'Malley gun measures are about running for president, not public safety

    O'Malley gun measures are about running for president, not public safety
    As a legal owner of a firearm in Maryland and a registered Democrat who voted for Gov. Martin O'Malley in the last two election cycles, I was initially supportive of the push following the Newtown tragedy for new gun legislation ("O'Malley to push...
  • Stop 'straw buyers' from purchasing guns for criminals

    Stop 'straw buyers' from purchasing guns for criminals
    We've heard that the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun. But how about keeping guns out of the hands of the bad guys in the first place? Right now, there is no federal law that punishes people who buy guns for...
  • Newtown tragedy brings bipartisanship back to Congress

    Newtown tragedy brings bipartisanship back to Congress
    They started out with a lot in common -- Joe Manchin and Patrick Toomey. Sure, one's a Democrat and one's a Republican, but they're both conservatives, both longtime gun owners and both sport an "A" rating from the National Rifle Association. But now...
  • Gun owners blast away in protest of proposed new laws

    Gun owners blast away in protest of proposed new laws
    Outspoken Del. Patrick L. McDonough outlined his plans for tough penalties for gun crimes as firearms owners gathered at a Bel Air shooting range as part of a national series of events to push back against proposed gun control measures. "What I'm mad as...
  • Rebel Wilson "exposed," Turbo Tax day fail and the NRA's Sprint Cup sponsorship turns deadly for one NASCAR fan

    Rebel Wilson "exposed," Turbo Tax day fail and the NRA's Sprint Cup sponsorship turns deadly for one NASCAR fan
    Rebel Wilson shines, confuses and titillates while hosting last night's 2013 MTV Movie Awards as tax-paying procrastinators struggled to submit their returns on a temporarily floundering TurboTax online. In gun control news, a sadly ironic turn of...