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  • Americans have been ill served by the NRA's bullying tactics

    Americans have been ill served by the NRA's bullying tactics
    Your editorial "Tyranny of the minority" (April 19) provided a clear and convincing picture of how poorly Americans have been served by a minority in Congress that has been bullied by the NRA. Most Americans realize that a sophisticated, well educated...
  • ATF gun-tracking data a mystery

    ATF gun-tracking data a mystery
    When reporters asked Baltimore police and state agencies where the guns used in city crimes came from, no one could provide specific information. "I can tell you that the vast majority, 95 percent plus, are committed with illegal guns," Baltimore police...
  • Cummings to push bipartisan gun control bill

    Cummings to push bipartisan gun control bill
    Responding to gun control loopholes that have proved vexing for police in Maryland and elsewhere, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings will introduce bipartisan legislation Tuesday to impose tougher penalties for people who traffic guns across state borders or buy...
  • The NRA has finally been marginalized

    The NRA has finally been marginalized
    We know that a cigar is generally just a cigar, but the same cannot be said about a gun. For some, a gun is a fetish item protected by the Second Amendment while for others it is simply an extension of manhood. A gun is a lethal weapon which many citizens...
  • 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...
  • If not firearms, how about fireworks control?

    If not firearms, how about fireworks control?
    Let us beat the gun-rights crowd to the punch and agree with them right here and now that firearms aren't the only dangerous devices out there in dire need of greater regulation. It seems that certain types of fireworks may need to be added to that list,...
  • 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...