RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Firearms

A collection of news and information related to Firearms published by this site and its partners.

Top Firearms Articles

Displaying items 85-96
  • Second Maryland gun-law challenge filed in as many days

    Second Maryland gun-law challenge filed in as many days
    Gun rights advocates filed a second lawsuit against Maryland's new gun law Friday, calling a requirement that buyers of handguns obtain a license an "unconstitutional de facto ban" on sales. The new suit escalates an assault on the law, which is...
  • Reducing gun deaths [Editorial]

    Reducing gun deaths  [Editorial]
    Thanks to new restrictions passed by the General Assembly and signed by Gov. Martin O'Malley this year, Maryland is now in the top tier of states when it comes to the strength of its gun laws. It had been close to the top before, but now it ranks fourth,...
  • Man fires store security guard's handgun in Weis during struggle

    Man fires store security guard's handgun in Weis during struggle
    A man approached by a store security guard because he was allegedly shoplifting in the Corridor Marketplace Weis store took the security guard's handgun and fired shots in the store before fleeing Sunday night with the gun, Anne Arundel County police...
  • Gun-rights advocates file second suit against law

    Gun-rights advocates file second suit against law
    Gun rights advocates filed a second lawsuit Friday against Maryland's strict new gun law, arguing that the state will not be able to implement new handgun requirements quickly enough to honor citizens's right to bear arms. The suit points to the current...
  • Why Marylanders support our new gun control laws

    Why Marylanders support our new gun control laws
    When the Maryland Firearm Safety Act goes into effect tomorrow, it will close a gaping hole in our gun violence prevention efforts by requiring firearm purchasers to provide their fingerprints to law enforcement. In the five other states where this policy...
  • Md. gun rights lawsuits are firing blanks

    Md. gun rights lawsuits are firing blanks
    Perhaps the ultimate tribute to the strong and well considered gun control measures that go into effect in Maryland tomorrow is the tepid challenge gun rights advocates have made to them. Months after announcing that they would not seek to petition the...
  • New law cracks down on cellphone chatting while driving

    New law cracks down on cellphone chatting while driving
    It won't matter if you're obeying every other traffic law: Starting Tuesday, if you're talking on a hand-held mobile phone while driving in Maryland, the police will have the right to pull you over and ticket you. The new law tightening the state's curb...
  • State lawyers urge court not to suspend gun law

    State lawyers urge court not to suspend gun law
    Attorneys for the state argued Monday that Maryland's sweeping new gun law should take effect Tuesday as planned, telling a federal court that the gun-rights advocates seeking to halt it should have lodged their objections months ago. Instead, the...
  • Arundel police arrest Laurel man for illegal gun, drug possession

    Arundel police arrest Laurel man for illegal gun, drug possession
    Anne Arundel police arrested a Laurel man Wednesday after a narcotics sting at his home turned up illegal guns and drugs. Police found two handguns, a Luger 9 mm and a Kimber .45-caliber, in a flak jacket with loaded magazines after a search of the 3500...
  • U.S. judge rejects requests to halt Maryland gun law

    U.S. judge rejects requests to halt Maryland gun law
    A federal judge rejected requests Tuesday to block Maryland's new ban on the sale of assault rifles and to prevent enforcement of a new handgun licensing program. In denying a temporary restraining order, U.S. District Judge Catherine Blake said the...
  • Long Reach Pizza robbed by gunman [Columbia Crime Log]

    Long Reach Pizza robbed by gunman [Columbia Crime Log]
    The following is compiled from police reports. The Columbia Flier includes descriptions of perpetrators only when the description makes identification possible. Cloudleap Court, 8700 block, 9:10 p.m. Sept. 24. Two masked men entered Long Reach Pizza....
  • Record gun sales soar even higher in Maryland

    Record gun sales soar even higher in Maryland
    Maryland gun dealers have sold more firearms in the first nine months of this year than in all of 2011 and 2012 combined, the state police said Wednesday. Buyers have applied to purchase 117,009 guns this year as lawmakers debated and enacted some of...