In this year’s elections across the nation, voters have the opportunity to set things straight by electing lawmakers who will stand up to the NRA and enact sensible gun laws. In Baltimore County voters, the choice is between Jim Brochin and Johnny Olszewski Jr. in the county executive race.
Students from Baltimore Polytechnic Institute led a large crowd that stretched through blocks of downtown, through the Inner Harbor, for a local version of the national March For Our Lives protest Saturday.
After 26 people were gunned down in late 2012 at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., the Havre de Grace City Council took quick action and allocated money to provide two additional SROs so there would be one at each school in city limits.
Law enforcement officials said the 17-year-old shooter at a St. Mary's high school used a 9mm Glock handgun. That firearm requires training, fingerprinting and license to purchase, and can only be bought by people over 21 years old.
President Donald Trump says we must do something after the Broward high school shooting. But he won't even mention the obvious: Restricting access to the guns that made this and so many other tragedies possible.
A federal appeals court as upheld the assault rifle ban Maryland lawmakers passed in 2013, concluding that the powerful military-style guns outlawed by the measure are not entitled to protection under the Second Amendment.
Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler plans to work with a handful state legislators during the upcoming Maryland General Assembly session to modify the state's strict gun laws, making it easier for residents to obtain a handgun permit, especially those who are in "imminent danger."
WASHINGTON — Maryland already has some of the tightest restrictions on gun sales in the nation, but gun control advocates on Monday said President Barack Obama's expected executive actions may address an outstanding issue: Weapons trafficked in to Baltimore from other states.
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, president of the Washington-based U.S. Conference of Mayors, issued a statement through the group on the mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., Wednesday, calling it an "all-too-familiar" occurrence.
When politicians make a point of proudly supporting the NRA, they stand in opposition to the wishes of the majority of the nation's electorate. More importantly, they stand in the way of taking action to stop the bleeding on the streets and in shopping centers, movies, schools and homes.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will call for new gun control measures on Monday, including the use of executive action to tighten loopholes if Congress won't act, a campaign aide said.
Democratic presidential candidate Martin O'Malley is calling for universal background checks for firearms purchases and a national age requirement for handgun possession as part of a broad gun control proposal his campaign released on Monday.
Only a year into their mission, the National Center for Citizen Safety is staying "survivor strong" as its members diligently raise public awareness of safety protocols in citizen responses to domestic terrorism like the 2014 Columbia mall shooting in preparation for their Survivor Strong 5k Run & Walk on Aug. 30 in Columbia.
The debate over federal gun control has emerged as an unexpected issue in Maryland's feisty Senate contest, with the two declared Democratic candidates working to demonstrate their commitment on a touchstone subject that has long been stalled in Washington.
When visitors walked up the front door ay many of the school buildings in Carroll County on the first day of classes, they were met with a newly installed multi-layer security system to keep students safer.