| Apr 16, 2013
| 11:15 AM
I noticed with all the gun control talk and various politicians knocking each other over for the microphone to create a new law to save lives, those same politicians failed to do the same for the seven inmate deaths in the last seven months ("Senate gives...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 11:22 AM
I don't think I've ever been so proud of an American president as I was watching President Obama speak so movingly about the victims of recent gun violence and the executive actions he was going to take to curb the country's epidemic of gun violence. What...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 6:39 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley's sweeping gun control bill cleared a major hurdle Friday night as two committees sent a ban on assault-style weapons and a new handgun licensing scheme to the House floor.
The central pieces of the governor's bill, already...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 7:31 PM
Gun-rights advocates unveiled Tuesday a 225-page report paid for by the National Rifle Association that lays out a vision for arming teachers to prevent the kind of mass shootings that claimed 27 lives at a Connecticut elementary school last year....
| Jan 26, 2013
| 8:00 AM
I am writing to share my perspective on the rush by President Barack Obama and Gov. Martin O'Malley to enact more gun control legislation ("Gun control at front of O'Malley's legislative list," Jan. 19).
I feel that both are using the school shooting...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 9:57 AM
The House of Delegates voted Wednesday to give Maryland one of the toughest gun laws in the nation, passing a bill that would ban the sale of assault-type weapons, set a 10-bullet limit on magazines and require fingerprints and a license to buy a handgun....
| Apr 3, 2013
| 9:38 AM
It is easy to dismiss the report released Tuesday by the National Rifle Association-financed school safety task force as nothing but an effort to change the topic from the broader issue of gun violence or especially gun control (even the watered-down...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 3:20 PM
This time last year, the Maryland General Assembly was mired in anger and confusion.
The House and Senate were feuding over taxes and casino gambling. Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller and House Speaker Michael E. Busch were butting heads....
| Apr 5, 2013
| 7:30 AM
I think the NRA should put its money where its mouth is ("Gun advocates detail plan to arm teachers," April 3). They should fund the placement of guns in schools and the training of personnel to use those guns.
One vehicle for funding could be taxing...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Policymakers charged with creating new gun laws should be guided by scientific evidence. Fortunately, there are data to inform them when considering the National Rifle Association task force proposal to arm more school personnel ("Gun advocates detail...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 10:30 AM
The recent editorial ("Teachers packing heat," April 4) has a scathing opinion of the National Rifle Association's proposal to arm teaching staff in schools. The editorial calls this an "egregious line of thinking" and suggests that if "strapping a...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 9:35 AM
For all the clamor from the White House and many in Congress to address the American scourge of gun violence, signs continue to point to a half-measure solution at best.
President Barack Obama's State of the Union plea to the nation's lawmakers that the...