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  • 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...
  • Gun control works [Editorial]

    Gun control works  [Editorial]
    If there were any doubt that Maryland's new gun control law has the potential to reduce crime, a recent study by the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy at the Bloomberg School of Public Health ought to dispel it. The researchers found that a handgun...
  • Gun control doesn't work [Letter]

    Gun control doesn't work [Letter]
    Is it fear of Maryland's law-abiding citizens actually figuring out the truth that prompts the liberal media to pass on more flawed studies as fact? The Sun's recent editorial ("Gun control works," Feb. 20) attempts to convince us that "cherry picked"...
  • Beretta's double standard [Letter]

    After reading the Jonathan Lowy's recent commentary, I was stunned to learn of the extent to which the Italian government invests in protecting its citizens and children from the merchants of death at work in the U.S., where profits for gun...
  • 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...
  • Do tougher gun laws lead to less crime? [Letter]

    Do tougher gun laws lead to less crime? [Letter]
    Regarding your editorial on crime and state gun laws, the Bloomberg School of Public Health apparently can pump out boilerplate studies to support any item on the liberal Democratic agenda ("Gun control works," Feb. 19). Surely we can count on The Sun...
  • Md. native, mother of Sandy Hook victim, advocates for safer schools

    Md. native, mother of Sandy Hook victim, advocates for safer schools
    After the success of last year's fundraiser in memory of her daughter, Josephine "Joey" Gay, who died in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, Michele Gay wants to continue the momentum with a second fundraiser to fuel a safe schools initiative....
  • Sun regurgitates anti-gun propaganda [Letter]

    Sun regurgitates anti-gun propaganda [Letter]
    Joseph Graves's letter ("Gun control doesn't work," Feb. 21) is very correct. While your editing staff does earn back a little of my respect for publishing Mr. Graves' letter, The Baltimore Sun has a long way to go before they earn back the public's...
  • O'Malley's record doesn't match his rhetoric [Commentary]

    O'Malley's record doesn't match his rhetoric [Commentary]
    The continuing embarrassment that is the Martin O'Malley administration's roll out of Obamacare in Maryland certainly won't bode well for the governor's presidential prospects. You may not be able to sign up for health insurance on the state website,...
  • Bill to close gun law 'loophole' draws fire

    Bill to close gun law 'loophole' draws fire
    A bill aimed at preventing guns from being sold to people legally barred from owning them drew fire Tuesday night in Annapolis, as gun rights advocates charged the measure would simply let state authorities drag out sales now delayed for months because of...
  • Lawmakers debate reforms to address gun backlog

    As lawmakers debate a measure to strengthen protections against the sale of guns to people legally barred from owning them, gun advocates are complaining that the proposal could further drag out sales already delayed for months by a large backlog in state...