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  • 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...
  • Gun violence only gets the media's attention when it happens in the suburbs [Letter]

    Gun violence only gets the media's attention when it happens in the suburbs [Letter]
    I cringe every time the local news comes on because the first 10 minutes or so typically reports how many people have been shot, stabbed, raped or beaten. If it bleeds, it leads ("Three die in Columbia mall shooting," Jan. 27). When multiple shootings...
  • Harford man unimpressed with details of president's proposals [Letter to The Aegis]

    Editor, On Tuesday, Americans were able to gather around their TVs to watch the State of the Union Address given by President Obama as he outlines his legislative agenda for 2014, and beyond. Based upon Obama's current approval polls, the choice may...
  • Weighing the loss of Beretta jobs [Editorial]

    Weighing the loss of Beretta jobs  [Editorial]
    Opponents of Maryland's gun laws are falling all over themselves to offer I-told-you-sos after the gun manufacturer Beretta announced it would be building a new plant in Tennessee rather than Maryland. Beretta had warned the state that this would happen...
  • 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,...
  • Columbia mall shooting victims honored on one-week anniversary of the attack

    A few dozen people gathered Saturday morning at The Mall in Columbia around the fountain, where it's customary to toss pennies into the clear water of the black-bottom pool and wish for good fortune. This time, though, some tossed white flowers that...
  • Restricting guns can reduce violence [Letter]

    Restricting guns can reduce violence [Letter]
    Letter writer John Wyninger dismisses the effectiveness of limiting gun access with the observation "if only" all violence could be easily erased by gun control ("Mall violence surprising but gun control no remedy," Jan. 28). But it can. Well, not all...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • A legislative governor [Editorial]

    A legislative governor [Editorial]
    If voters remember anything from Martin O'Malley's first run for governor eight years ago, it's probably two big promises: to roll back a big increase in BGE rates and to end the culture of divisiveness in Annapolis to bring lawmakers together to get...