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Md. Gun Control Laws Under Fire In Annapolis

Maryland’s gun control laws come under attack in Annapolis. A House committee was flooded with bills from both sides of the issue Tuesday.

03/04/2014

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Gun Rights Advocates Target Md. Firearms Safety Act Citing Columbia Mall Tragedy

Maryland’s gun control laws draw hundreds of protesters to Annapolis. They are appealing to lawmakers to amend or repeal the governor’s Firearms Safety Act.

02/04/2014

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Mall Shooting Reignites Gun Control Debate

The shooting at the Mall in Columbia has reignited debate over gun control laws here in Maryland. Now gun manufacturer Beretta announces it will bring a big chunk of its business out of state.

01/29/2014

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New Details Come Out About The Shotgun Aguilar Used In Mall Shooting

WJZ is learning more about how the 19-year-old shooter in Saturday’s shooting at the Mall in Columbia got hold of such a deadly weapon.

01/28/2014

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Howard Co. Firefighter Who Lost Position Sues

A former Howard County volunteer firefighter who lost his position after posting Facebook messages critical of gun control legislation is suing.

12/13/2013

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Maryland Receives Honor From Gun Control Group

Maryland’s gun control battle earned honors for the victors.

12/09/2013

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Federal Judge Rejects Request To Delay New Gun Laws

A major blow to opponents of Maryland’s new gun control laws: a federal judge has denied a request to delay the laws from taking effect.

10/01/2013

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Md. AG Says Challenge To New Gun Law Too Late

The state of Maryland fired back Monday at gun advocates seeking to block a new law creating some of the nation’s toughest firearm restrictions, arguing a lawsuit filed last week came too late and lacks merit.

09/30/2013

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Md. Gun Control Law Sparks Record Gun Sales

Maryland residents have been buying guns in record numbers before a law takes effect Tuesday, with provisions aimed at helping keep guns away from criminals and the mentally ill, strengthening safety training and banning 45 types of assault weapons.

09/28/2013

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Pending Handgun Requests Won’t Need Qualification License

Maryland State Police are in overdrive trying to keep up with tens of thousands of firearm applications in advance of the new gun control laws that take effect next week.

09/25/2013

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Committee Wants Regulations To Implement New Md. Gun Laws

A legislative committee votes to adopt regulations to implement the state’s new gun laws.

09/23/2013

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Federal Gun Laws Didn’t Block Navy Yard Shooter

The gunman in the mass shootings at the Washington Navy Yard, Aaron Alexis, had a history of violent outbursts, was at least twice accused of firing guns in anger and was in the early stages of treatment for serious mental problems, according to court records and U.S. law enforcement officials.

09/17/2013

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