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  • 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...
  • Mall shooter could have bought shotgun legally in most states

    Mall shooter could have bought shotgun legally in most states
    When Darion Marcus Aguilar of College Park fatally shot two store employees at The Mall in Columbia and then killed himself, authorities said he did so with a Mossberg 500, a Connecticut-made pump-action shotgun that has been on the U.S. market since...
  • Looking back on my first year in Harford County [Commentary]

    It's hard to imagine, but I really have worked for a full year here in Harford County. Jan. 22, 2014, marked the first anniversary of when I reported to The Baltimore Sun's massive Sun Park printing facility for orientation. As I write this,...
  • Bel Air Gun Show draws steady crush of buyers, visitors of all ages

    Bel Air Gun Show draws steady crush of buyers, visitors of all ages
    As people of all ages made their way between the exhibit tables, passing through crowds with barely any elbow room, vendors of firearms, knives, collectible and antique weapons and outdoor gear pitched their wares on the floor of the Bel Air Reckord...
  • Gun-rights activists rally in Annapolis

    Gun-rights activists rally in Annapolis
    Several hundred gun-rights advocates rallied in Annapolis Tuesday, saying they'll work to unseat state legislators who voted for Gov. Martin O'Malley's gun-control law in 2013. "The dragon that got awoken last year is still on patrol," said Shannon...
  • Gun control doesn't make society safer [Letter]

    Gun control doesn't make society safer [Letter]
    I enjoyed reading your editorial about the Beretta company building a new plant in Tennessee ("Weighing the loss of Beretta jobs," Jan. 30). The problem is that even the cities that attempted to ban handguns entirely were among the most violent in the...
  • Rights and responsibilities [Editorial]

    Rights and responsibilities [Editorial]
    Among the most politically charged subjects in the American discussion is the status of guns in our society. Those on the fringes of the discussion tend to attract the most attention, even as those with more middling views are ignored or lumped in...
  • After mall shooting, a time for healing, not divisiveness [Letter]

    After mall shooting, a time for healing, not divisiveness [Letter]
    Barely a day after the shooting at the Columbia Mall, columnist Dan Rodricks used the tragedy to promote social separatism at a time when the community needed to be brought together ("Expecting the horrible is the American way," Jan. 25). He took the...
  • Red Maryland week in review

    Red Maryland week in review
    From the Baltimore Sun op-ed page       Mark Newgent writes about education, nothing that with huge achievement gaps in our schools public education needs fundamental reforms.       Red Maryland Poll Still Open   The Red Maryland...
  • Beretta's economic blackmail [Commentary]

    Beretta's economic blackmail [Commentary]
    Marylanders who recall the moving vans that absconded with the beloved Colts are all too familiar with economic blackmail from businesses whose owners threaten to leave town unless their legislative demands are met. But Ugo Beretta's tantrum against...
  • State Democrats are soft on crime [Commentary]

    State Democrats are soft on crime [Commentary]
    Note: This article has been updated to clarify that Attorney General Douglas Gansler, a gubernatorial candidate, has yet to release a crime plan.  With talk of the minimum wage, taxes and health care, one issue getting far too little attention in the...