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  • The NRA's challenger [Editorial]

    This week, Michael R. Bloomberg announced he would be writing a check to support a grass-roots get-out-the-vote effort to counteract the National Rifle Association. This is hardly a shock as Mr. Bloomberg has supported the fight against gun violence...
  • Young people need an alternative to the lure of the streets [Letter]

    Young people need an alternative to the lure of the streets [Letter]
    It is unacceptable that we have recently lost three teenagers within one week and that we continue to give such incidents the same treatment time and time again ("Two more people shot in Baltimore amid rash of shootings," May 18). Violence is not...
  • Critical of governor's position on guns [Letter]

    The following was sent to Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown. A copy was provided for publication.  While I deeply sympathize with the loss of your family member to a murderous criminal, I fail to understand how a well-educated man with as much all-around...
  • Harford council talks about legalizing stun guns

    Harford council talks about legalizing stun guns
    A hearing on the Harford County Council's proposal to legalize stun guns drew few, but passionate, reactions. The bill, which would allow adults to possess stun guns in Harford, would overturn a 1985 bill that was requested by a Baltimore City...
  • Chief Johnson to be honored at White House

    Chief Johnson to be honored at White House
    Baltimore County Police Chief James W. Johnson will be honored at the White House on Thursday along with eight other local leaders who have taken steps to reduce gun violence, the Obama administration said Monday. Johnson testified at an emotional...
  • Howard Council candidate says he's 'not your average Republican'

    Howard Council candidate says he's 'not your average Republican'
    If David Blake Melton had a tag line, he says it would be "not your average Republican." "Fair and balanced – that's me," added Melton, a Fort Meade defense contractor who lives in Ellicott City. Melton is running for the County Council's...
  • Repealing Md.'s gun laws is bad policy and bad politics [Letter]

    Repealing Md.'s gun laws is bad policy and bad politics [Letter]
    It is unfortunate that Republican gubernatorial candidate David Craig recently called for the repeal of the life-saving Firearms Safety Act of 2013 ("Craig vows to reverse gun laws, seek sales tax break for Md. goods," March 12). The key provision of...
  • Felons, fugitives bought guns amid backlog

    Felons, fugitives bought guns amid backlog
    More than 300 people banned from owning guns were able to buy them last year because the state police were overwhelmed with background check requests, police said Wednesday. People with histories of mental illness or convictions for violent misdemeanors,...
  • The drones are coming [Commentary]

    The drones are coming [Commentary]
    Prepared for the next invasion? It will not be led by foreign terrorists or illegal immigrants. This invasion will come in the form of drones — an American specialty. A judge has just ruled that the Federal Aviation Agency cannot ban from public...
  • 'Scandal' recap, 'Kiss Kiss Bang Bang'

    'Scandal' recap, 'Kiss Kiss Bang Bang'
    I was right. James Novak is dead, and it honestly couldn’t have ended any other way. He knew too much, and Cyrus had a heartbreak coming to him after all the bad he’s done. Let’s back up. After shooting Vanessa Chandler, Shelby Moss...
  • Cardin a no-show for his gun bill [Letter]

    Cardin a no-show for his gun bill [Letter]
    Del. Jon Cardin is quite obviously putting politics ahead of what, he claims, are his strongest legislative priorities. The Sun's article, "Bill to close gun law 'loophole' draws fire" (March 5), makes crystal clear that Mr. Cardin cares more about...
  • Another NRA victim [Editorial]

    Another NRA victim  [Editorial]
    Learning more about the causes of injury and death and recommending policies that might lengthen people's lives has long been the mission of the public health community. Under those circumstances, it's hardly surprising that those in the field are...