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  • Critical of governor's position on guns [Letter]

    The following was sent to Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown. A copy was provided for publication.  While I deeply sympathize with the loss of your family member to a murderous criminal, I fail to understand how a well-educated man with as much all-around...
  • Arundel school officials say boy wasn't suspended solely for 'pastry gun' incident

    Arundel school officials say boy wasn't suspended solely for 'pastry gun' incident
    Anne Arundel County school officials say a second-grader suspended last year after nibbling a pastry into the shape of a gun wasn't sanctioned solely for that incident, but also for classroom disruptions preceding it. A school system-appointed hearing...
  • Repealing Md.'s gun laws is bad policy and bad politics [Letter]

    Repealing Md.'s gun laws is bad policy and bad politics [Letter]
    It is unfortunate that Republican gubernatorial candidate David Craig recently called for the repeal of the life-saving Firearms Safety Act of 2013 ("Craig vows to reverse gun laws, seek sales tax break for Md. goods," March 12). The key provision of...
  • Howard Council candidate says he's 'not your average Republican'

    Howard Council candidate says he's 'not your average Republican'
    If David Blake Melton had a tag line, he says it would be "not your average Republican." "Fair and balanced – that's me," added Melton, a Fort Meade defense contractor who lives in Ellicott City. Melton is running for the County Council's...
  • 'Scandal' recap, 'Kiss Kiss Bang Bang'

    'Scandal' recap, 'Kiss Kiss Bang Bang'
    I was right. James Novak is dead, and it honestly couldn’t have ended any other way. He knew too much, and Cyrus had a heartbreak coming to him after all the bad he’s done. Let’s back up. After shooting Vanessa Chandler, Shelby Moss...
  • Felons, fugitives bought guns amid backlog

    Felons, fugitives bought guns amid backlog
    More than 300 people banned from owning guns were able to buy them last year because the state police were overwhelmed with background check requests, police said Wednesday. People with histories of mental illness or convictions for violent misdemeanors,...
  • A legislative governor [Editorial]

    A legislative governor [Editorial]
    If voters remember anything from Martin O'Malley's first run for governor eight years ago, it's probably two big promises: to roll back a big increase in BGE rates and to end the culture of divisiveness in Annapolis to bring lawmakers together to get...
  • Another NRA victim [Editorial]

    Another NRA victim  [Editorial]
    Learning more about the causes of injury and death and recommending policies that might lengthen people's lives has long been the mission of the public health community. Under those circumstances, it's hardly surprising that those in the field are...
  • Cardin a no-show for his gun bill [Letter]

    Cardin a no-show for his gun bill [Letter]
    Del. Jon Cardin is quite obviously putting politics ahead of what, he claims, are his strongest legislative priorities. The Sun's article, "Bill to close gun law 'loophole' draws fire" (March 5), makes crystal clear that Mr. Cardin cares more about...
  • Gun shop owner describes sale of gun used in mall shooting

    Gun shop owner describes sale of gun used in mall shooting
    Dan Millen remembers Darion Marcus Aguilar walking into his Rockville gun shop with an air of confidence and a wad of cash. Aguilar wanted a shotgun, which he said he planned to keep in his home for protection. Aguilar's dress was nondescript, Millen...
  • UMBC study among efforts to increase awareness of mental illness

    UMBC study among efforts to increase awareness of mental illness
    This spring, a group of college students will go about their usual campus routines, but with a voice only they can hear calling them names and making other distracting, disturbing sounds. In their case, the voice will come from a recording playing...
  • Surgeon general nominee Murthy is a cut above [Letter]

    Surgeon general nominee Murthy is a cut above [Letter]
    Thank you for your editorial describing Dr. Vivek Murthy's qualifications to serve as our nation's next surgeon general. Moreover, thank you for chastising the National Rifle Association's irrational, unfounded attacks on Dr. Murthy ("Another NRA victim,"...