Opponents of Maryland’s new gun legislation are refusing to roll over. It is expected to go to referendum.
The Maryland General Assembly is sailing into the last day of this year’s legislative session on Monday under unusual circumstances: Bills tackling the budget, gun control, repealing the death penalty and other major issues already have been sent to Gov. Martin O’Malley for his signature.
Gun control advocates hope key parts of a comprehensive measure aimed at controlling gun violence in Maryland will take root in other states grappling to limit firearms access by criminals and the mentally ill in the aftermath of the Newtown, Conn., massacre.
The Senate signs off on one of the strictest gun control measures in the nation.
A 15-year-old boy is arrested for bringing a loaded gun to Glen Burnie High School. Now a day later, school administrators are being praised for their fast action.
The issue of guns is front and center in Annapolis. The Maryland House of Delegates has passed the preliminary gun control bill, which means that it has passed the second reader. The final vote is Wednesday.
The House delays debate on the governor’s gun control bill.
Maryland lawmakers on two panels voted Friday night to advance a gun control measure that is a top priority of Gov. Martin O’Malley’s legislative agenda, making some changes but leaving intact the most significant provisions.
More than 300 people turned out in Salisbury for a town hall meeting on gun control legislation.
Top law enforcement officers are backing Gov. Martin O’Malley’s gun control legislation.
Maryland’s law requiring handgun permit applicants to demonstrate a “good and substantial reason” for carrying a weapon outside their own home or business is constitutional, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan will visit a Baltimore County high school next month to discuss gun control.