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  • Gun control doesn't work [Letter]

    Gun control doesn't work [Letter]
    Is it fear of Maryland's law-abiding citizens actually figuring out the truth that prompts the liberal media to pass on more flawed studies as fact? The Sun's recent editorial ("Gun control works," Feb. 20) attempts to convince us that "cherry picked"...
  • Beretta's double standard [Letter]

    After reading the Jonathan Lowy's recent commentary, I was stunned to learn of the extent to which the Italian government invests in protecting its citizens and children from the merchants of death at work in the U.S., where profits for gun...
  • Poor data security is a growing crisis [Commentary]

    Poor data security is a growing crisis [Commentary]
    If 2013 has taught us anything, it is that we have a growing data security crisis. Four of the top 10 data breaches of all time occurred last year, with more than 575 million data records accessed, lost or stolen according to one source that tracks data...
  • Do tougher gun laws lead to less crime? [Letter]

    Do tougher gun laws lead to less crime? [Letter]
    Regarding your editorial on crime and state gun laws, the Bloomberg School of Public Health apparently can pump out boilerplate studies to support any item on the liberal Democratic agenda ("Gun control works," Feb. 19). Surely we can count on The Sun...
  • New firefighter benefits stoke workers' comp debate

    New firefighter benefits stoke workers' comp debate
    Mary McElroy gave 22 years to the Baltimore City Fire Department as a firefighter-paramedic. The job, she says, gave her breast cancer. The state Workers' Compensation Commission agreed, issuing an order last fall that requires the city to cover any...
  • Md. native, mother of Sandy Hook victim, advocates for safer schools

    Md. native, mother of Sandy Hook victim, advocates for safer schools
    After the success of last year's fundraiser in memory of her daughter, Josephine "Joey" Gay, who died in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, Michele Gay wants to continue the momentum with a second fundraiser to fuel a safe schools initiative....
  • Data breach at College Park [Editorial]

    Data breach at College Park  [Editorial]
    Hackers who stole confidential information on more than 309,000 current and former students and faculty from computers at the University of Maryland College Park last week had to penetrate multiple layers of security to get at the data, and school...
  • Neighboring residents of West Columbia development want less density

    Neighboring residents of West Columbia development want less density
    Neighboring residents of a planned development that would build 204 single-family homes on 67 acres of undeveloped land in west Columbia are requesting that the developer reduce the density of the property. The development, called Simpson Oaks, is a mix...
  • Zoning board member to depart as longest-serving in city's history

    Zoning board member to depart as longest-serving in city's history
    Courtney McKeldin, daughter-in-law of the late Republican governor and Baltimore mayor Theodore McKeldin and a well-known local public servant in her own right, will step down today as the longest-serving member of the city's zoning board. The...
  • Sun regurgitates anti-gun propaganda [Letter]

    Sun regurgitates anti-gun propaganda [Letter]
    Joseph Graves's letter ("Gun control doesn't work," Feb. 21) is very correct. While your editing staff does earn back a little of my respect for publishing Mr. Graves' letter, The Baltimore Sun has a long way to go before they earn back the public's...
  • UM had no business keeping most of the data that was stolen [Letter]

    UM had no business keeping most of the data that was stolen [Letter]
    One of the main reasons so many people may be financially harmed by the database theft at the University of Maryland ("UM technology chief says stolen database was not encrypted," Feb. 21) is because the university felt the need to acquire so much...
  • UM forms task force to identify any further data vulnerabilities

    UM forms task force to identify any further data vulnerabilities
    A week after the University of Maryland learned it was the target of a sophisticated data breach, President Wallace D. Loh said Tuesday that the university would extend free credit protection services to the 309,000 students, alumni and employees affected...