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  • Harford police leaders say they're prepared for public shooting incidents

    Harford police leaders say they're prepared for public shooting incidents
    If a shooter is inside Harford Mall, or in and around any other public gathering place in Bel Air, the heads of two police agencies whose offices sit two blocks from each other say they would know how to respond quickly and cooperatively. Unlike...
  • Columbia Mall shooting: Dubious claims from the anti-gun lobby

    Columbia Mall shooting: Dubious claims from the anti-gun lobby
    Vinny DeMarco, a progressive lobbyist for sin taxes and gun control issued this disingenuous and misleading statement on the tragic shooting at the Mall in Columbia this past weekend.  Marylanders To Prevent Gun Violence joins all Marylanders and...
  • Mall shooting shows cost of America's obsession with guns [Letter]

    Mall shooting shows cost of America's obsession with guns [Letter]
    Our nation is carving its niche history with its firearms, and as citizens our lives are evolving into a state of constant vigilance ("No answers in Columbia mall shooting motive," Jan. 26). We can no longer go to the movies, the mall or to the fast-...
  • Mall violence surprising but gun control no remedy [Letter]

    Mall violence surprising but gun control no remedy [Letter]
    So, Dan Rodricks actually thinks it's unbelievable that there are people who feel that "you don't expect that kind of thing to happen to you," as he was reportedly told by an 18-year-old worker in the aftermath of the shootings at the Mall in Columbia ("...
  • Beretta chooses Tennessee for new plant

    Beretta chooses Tennessee for new plant
    Gun manufacturer Beretta USA announced Wednesday it would build its newest plant not in Maryland, but in Tennessee. Last year, the centuries-old Italian gun-maker threatened to abandon plans to expand its U.S. headquarters in Prince George's County when...
  • The public's business should be public [Editorial]

    The public's business should be public  [Editorial]
    All of the official proceedings of the Maryland General Assembly — committee hearings, voting sessions, floor debates and so on — are open to the public. Anyone who cares to can watch as their senators and delegates discuss and vote on any...
  • Don't blame dealers for gun law fiasco [Letter]

    Don't blame dealers for gun law fiasco [Letter]
    So far in 2014 there has been at least one murder per day in Baltimore. Yet The Sun continues to harp on law-abiding gun owners and minimizes the obstacles that have been forced upon them to legally purchase a firearm ("Panicking over Md.'s gun law," Jan....
  • An election with a message

    An election with a message
    While is it generally unwise to read too much into local elections from a handful of states, Tuesday's results produced a message writ too large to ignore. If Republicans want to win over swing voters, they'll need to produce candidates more like New...
  • Mandela inspired, in Maryland and beyond

    Mandela inspired, in Maryland and beyond
    Kweisi Mfume was a Baltimore city councilman when he received what would be the first of many words of wisdom from Nelson Mandela. "Do not give up," Mfume said Mandela wrote him from prison, where he had somehow read about the councilman's efforts in...
  • Restricting gun ownership is wrong [Letter]

    Restricting gun ownership is wrong [Letter]
    The Sun should understand that any law that restricts people's right to own a gun is illegal ("Panicking over Md.'s gun law," Jan. 13). Our Second Amendment provisions exist outside regulation, local laws or public opinion regardless of whether you are...
  • Second Amendment rewrite required

     Second Amendment rewrite required
    The criminal use of guns is a terrible drain on society — physically, mentally, spiritually and financially. I am angered by the fact that the majority of citizens who support sensible gun laws are all but dictated to on this issue by the likes of...
  • Gun violence prevention group puts Md. in top tier

    Gun violence prevention group puts Md. in top tier
    Maryland has vaulted into the top tier of states with strong laws to prevent gun violence as a result of legislation pushed by Gov. Martin O'Malley, according to a leading group that advocates for restrictions on access to firearms. The Brady Campaign...