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  • O'Malley policies make Baltimore more dangerous

    O'Malley policies make Baltimore more dangerous
    In a New Year's Day editorial, the Sun editorial board lamented that 2013 was "a lost year in the fight against gun crime." There is plenty wrong, of course, with how Baltimore City handles gun crime. The lack of seriousness with which the Rawlings-...
  • Mental illness and guns

    If you believe that early intervention by mental health professionals in the lives of people with serious psychiatric disorders will prevent future mass shootings like the ones in Newtown, Conn., or Tucson, Ariz., you probably are in for a disappointment:...
  • 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...
  • O'Malley booked on CNN amid Christie scandal

    O'Malley booked on CNN amid Christie scandal
    Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley marks his return to the Sunday political show circuit this week just as his longtime sparring partner and potential 2016 rival, Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, is battling the biggest scandal of his administration....
  • Money solicitation under delegate's name called an error

    Money solicitation under delegate's name called an error
    A fundraising email that went out under the name of a Cecil County delegate just hours after the General Assembly convened was sent out by mistake, the group's chairman said Friday. Patrick McGrady, chairman of The Maryland Liberty Political Action...
  • Reducing gun deaths [Editorial]

    Reducing gun deaths  [Editorial]
    Thanks to new restrictions passed by the General Assembly and signed by Gov. Martin O'Malley this year, Maryland is now in the top tier of states when it comes to the strength of its gun laws. It had been close to the top before, but now it ranks fourth,...
  • New Maryland mental health initiative focuses on identifying and treating psychosis

    New Maryland mental health initiative focuses on identifying and treating psychosis
    One day last summer, a former Navy reservist phoned police in Newport, R.I., to say someone was using a "microwave machine" to send vibrations through his body to keep him from sleeping. Six weeks later, the same man took a shotgun into the Washington...
  • New debate rises over Maryland gun law

    New debate rises over Maryland gun law
    More than 200 guns were sold to people legally barred from owning them as a surge in firearms sales last year overwhelmed Maryland's background check system, according to state police. One gun was sold to a man later accused of using it in a...
  • The business case for redistricting reform

    The business case for redistricting reform
    When the Greater Baltimore Committee asked a roundtable of CEOs for ideas on how to improve Maryland's business climate, many of the answers were unsurprising — lower taxes, a more predictable regulatory system and the like. But at least one of them...
  • 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...
  • More restrictive gun laws won't lead to fewer gun deaths [Letter]

    More restrictive gun laws won't lead to fewer gun deaths [Letter]
    I support the concept of gun control within the bounds of the Second Amendment. However, your recent editorial on the subject has several flaws ("Reducing gun deaths," Dec. 10). First, you argue that the states with the most restrictive laws will have...
  • Advocates remember victims on anniversary of Sandy Hook tragedy

    Advocates remember victims on anniversary of Sandy Hook tragedy
    On the anniversary of the Newtown schoolhouse massacre, dozens of people stood in a Baltimore church Saturday and solemnly shook bells, an audible symbol of their enduring concern about gun violence in America. A year ago, 20 children and six adults...