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  • Guns, swimming pools and our selective urge to regulate the threats we face

    Guns, swimming pools and our selective urge to regulate the threats we face
    I grew up in Baltimore, in a world where guns were, unambiguously, for deterring or killing people. Family lore says that back in the 1920s, my grandfather used a gun to scare off the Mafia — the Black Hand, as Sicilians of the time called it....
  • Baltimore students make paper hearts for Newtown families

    Baltimore students make paper hearts for Newtown families
    As the Newtown, Conn., community looks for comfort in the wake of one of the most deadly school shootings in history, it will be able to tap into the hearts of students in Baltimore City. Students at Dallas F. Nicholas Sr. Elementary School have...
  • Increased police presence planned at Arundel schools Friday

    Anne Arundel County government officials on Wednesday vowed an increased police presence at public schools on Friday amid rumors about a possible school attack that officials say has been determined to be unfounded. At a news conference, Anne Arundel...
  • Harford council members try to put Newton, Conn., shooting in perspective

    The mass shooting in Newtown, Conn., was fresh in the minds of Harford County Council members, who wore green ribbons at their meeting Tuesday in honor of the colors of Sandy Hook Elementary School. Councilman Dick Slutzky led a moment of silence at...
  • Leopold plans mental health forum in wake of Connecticut shootings

    Leopold plans mental health forum in wake of Connecticut shootings
    Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold said this week that the county will host a forum in February to discuss mental health initiatives in the county. The forum, he said, comes in response to the shootings last week in Newtown, Conn., in which...
  • Gift Cards for Guns nets 160 guns at Laurel exchange

    Gift Cards for Guns nets 160 guns at Laurel exchange
    Prince George's County Police, with help from Laurel Police, the city government and the local branch of the NAACP, collected approximately 160 guns this weekend at a Laurel church as part of the county's Gift Cards for Guns program. The goal of the...
  • Bel Air vigil remembers Connecticut shooting victims

    Bel Air vigil remembers Connecticut shooting victims
    More than 100 people, many of them children and teenagers, gathered in Bel Air's Shamrock Park Wednesday evening to honor the memory of the 27 people killed in last Friday's Newtown, Conn., school shootings. Clustered in front of the William A....
  • Gun sales spike amid talk of restrictions

    Gun sales spike amid talk of restrictions
    Gun shops are calling it the "Obama gun stimulus." Baltimore-area gun stores say they have seen a spike in sales of assault-type rifles and other semiautomatic weapons since the Sandy Hook elementary school shootings in Connecticut and the subsequent...
  • Unconscionable attacks on blacks who don't conform

    Unconscionable attacks on blacks who don't conform
    Author's note: This piece concerns racial healing in America. It is submitted as we continue to mourn the incomprehensible tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. May those families, that community, and the nation that grieves with...
  • Let's be grown-ups on gay marriage and assault weapons

    Let's be grown-ups on gay marriage and assault weapons
    Given the lack of interest in Congress in protecting children from guns, it was nice to hear a grown-up in Washington speak on behalf of kids, any kids — in this case, the nearly 40,000 kids who live with same-sex parents in California. "They want...
  • NRA to America: Blame yourself, not us

    NRA to America: Blame yourself, not us
    After a week of silence following the massacre in Newtown, Conn., the National Rifle Association went on the attack Friday morning, insisting that mass killings are the fault of the media, politicians who pass laws banning firearms from schools, the...
  • KAL's year in review, the key

    KAL's year in review, the key
    January 1. A dropped pass and a missed field goal keep Joe Flacco and the Ravens out of the Super Bowl. February 2. Las Vegas billionaire Sheldon Adelson becomes Mr. Super PAC by pumping millions into Newt Gingrich's presidential campaign. 3....