Gun laws

Court Quashes Some District Of Columbia Gun LawsIn a mixed decision, a federal appeals court on Friday struck down as unconstitutional several strict gun registration laws in the nation's capital, but upheld other restrictions aimed at public safety.
Md. Org. Calling For Stricter Gun Laws After Tragic TV ShootingA Maryland organization is calling for stricter gun laws following a tragic on-air shooting that two journalists dead and a woman injured earlier this week in Virginia.
Committee Wants Regulations To Implement New Md. Gun LawsA legislative committee votes to adopt regulations to implement the state's new gun laws.
Federal Gun Laws Didn't Block Navy Yard ShooterThe 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.
Group Takes Aim At Local Gun Control Laws A gun owners' rights group has threatened to sue 35 Maryland counties or municipalities unless they repeal regulations that the group says violate state gun laws.
Family Pushes To Strengthen Laws After Daughter Killed By Celebratory GunfireCelebratory gunfire stole the life of a 10-year-old girl in Cecil County. Now her family is fighting to make sure it doesn't happen to another child.
Maryland Officials Call For Stronger Gun LawsMaryland lawmakers are calling for strengthened gun laws in wake of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., where a 20-year-old gunman killed 20 children and six adults last week.
Baltimore Lawmakers Work To Strengthen Gun LegislationBaltimore lawmakers take the lead on "get tough" gun legislation. The General Assembly is considering a bill to expand penalties for repeat offenders.
Rawlings-Blake Wants Tougher Gun Laws In BaltimoreMost first-time gun offenders in Baltimore serve no time behind bars and top Baltimore City leaders are pushing to change that.