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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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Md.’s New Gun Control Law Hits The Airwaves

On Oct. 1, Maryland’s new gun registration law goes into effect. Those in support of the new law will roll out a radio ad Tuesday praising the law as a life saver.

09/17/2013

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Effort To Ease Gun Application Backlog Causes New Controversy

Marylanders in a rush to get guns before the new state restrictions take effect are clogging the system. Now the governor’s solution to moving thousands of applications through the background checks is causing controversy.

09/11/2013

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National Gun Control Tour Stops In Baltimore To Rally For Background Checks

This fall, Maryland will have some of the toughest gun laws in the nation. But some lawmakers and clergy members say more protections are still needed. Several groups are driving that message cross-country.

09/07/2013

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BGF Gang & Illegal Guns Blamed For Rampant Violence In Baltimore City

In Baltimore City, the frustration over the recent gun violence continues to grow after two shootings, including one in Fells Point. City leaders are now working to control a dangerous mix of gangs and guns.

07/12/2013

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Court Overturns Mandatory Sentence In Gun Case

Maryland’s attorney general is weighing whether to ask the state’s highest court to reconsider a ruling that overturned a mandatory minimum sentence of a defendant with a prior felony drug conviction for carrying a handgun.

07/12/2013

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Md. Ranks 3rd For Guns Lost, Stolen From Dealers

A new report finds that Maryland is among the top five states with the greatest number of guns federally licensed gun dealers reported lost or stolen last year.

06/19/2013

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Pro-Gun Control Ad Will Soon Air In Maryland

An ad praising Maryland’s recently signed gun control measure will soon hit the airwaves.

05/20/2013

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New Ad Campaign To Launch In Support Of Firearm Safety Act

Governor O’Malley signs new gun control legislation into law this week, but the fight over firearms is not over yet. Now, gun control groups push to get the issue before voters.

05/19/2013

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Gov. O’Malley Signs Gun Control, Gas Tax Bills Into Law

Assault rifles–banned. Gun buying–limited. The governor signs Maryland’s tough new gun law, and it’s already meeting major resistance.

05/16/2013

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Homemade Weapons Could Be Next Battle For Gun Control

The State Department has ordered a website to take down blueprints for the world’s first plastic gun, which people could make with a 3D printer. The all-plastic weapon was successfully test fired just last week. The government warned that putting these plans online could violate export laws. Before the blueprints disappeared, they were downloaded 100,000 times.

05/13/2013

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