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  • 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...
  • Columbia Mall shooting: Dubious claims from the anti-gun lobby

    Columbia Mall shooting: Dubious claims from the anti-gun lobby
    Vinny DeMarco, a progressive lobbyist for sin taxes and gun control issued this disingenuous and misleading statement on the tragic shooting at the Mall in Columbia this past weekend.  Marylanders To Prevent Gun Violence joins all Marylanders and...
  • 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...
  • 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,...