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  • Blame the state for the gun law's failures [Letter]

    Blame the state for the gun law's failures [Letter]
    Your editorial blaming Maryland gun dealers for the state's delay in conducting background checks on prospective buyers was absolutely absurd ("Panicking over Md.'s gun law," Jan. 13). The state wrote the requirements, waiting periods and time frame...
  • Md. government overreaches on guns [Letter]

    Md. government overreaches on guns [Letter]
    I'm sorry, but what caused firearms to fall into the wrong hands was certainly not "gun lobby hysteria," as your editorial recently claimed ("Panicking over Md.'s gun law," Jan. 13). Instead, it was a result of Maryland's oppressive new "sweeping...
  • Military Service

    CARLSON: Air Force Airman 1st Class Nicholas R. Carlson graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Carlson completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and...
  • 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...
  • A soldier's view of Md. gun laws [Letter]

    A soldier's view of Md. gun laws [Letter]
    In the near future I am moving to Maryland. I wish I could say I was happy about this prospect and the adventure of living in a new place, but I'm not. What concerns me is that I am assumed to be a criminal by the state of Maryland. You see, I am one of...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Craig vows to reverse gun laws, seek sales tax break for Md. goods

    Craig vows to reverse gun laws, seek sales tax break for Md. goods
    Republican Harford County Executive David R. Craig said that if elected governor, he would roll back Maryland's strict gun-control laws and push a sales tax exemption for goods manufactured in the state. Craig identified at least six taxes he would like...
  • David Craig is wrong on gun control [Letter]

    David Craig is wrong on gun control [Letter]
    On the page after your chilling profile of Columbia Mall killer Darion Marcus Aguilar, whose purchase and firing of a shotgun led to the tragic deaths of two young people, a story appears in which Republican gubernatorial candidate David R. Craig...
  • Spare the wealthy, spoil the state [Letter]

    Spare the wealthy, spoil the state [Letter]
    Republican gubernatorial candidate David Craig wants to cut state income taxes to save the wealthy — people with taxable incomes over $500,000 a year — about $5,300 ("Craig vows to reverse gun laws, seek sales tax break for Md. goods," March...
  • Craig's gift to the 1 percent [Letter]

    Craig's gift to the 1 percent [Letter]
    County Executive David Craig is making it way too easy not to vote for him ("Craig vows to reverse gun laws, seek sales tax break for Md. goods," March 12). Is he running for governor of Disney World? State government has a lot of bills to pay for...