Connecticut officials are setting aside millions of dollars to address backlogs in background checks that have soared into the thousands since the December school shooting in the state, which is one of several struggling with bottlenecks as people rush to buy guns ahead of new restrictions.
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.
Police seized more than 30 guns — including seven AK-47s — along with several sets of body armor, ammunition and drugs from a Maryland house where investigators also found what looked like a sniper’s position at the front door and other weapons set up at the windows.
More than 300 people turned out in Salisbury for a town hall meeting on gun control legislation.
Amid concerns about stricter gun laws in Maryland following the school shooting in Newtown, Conn., in December, many people have flocked to gun shops to buy weapons that could be banned Oct. 1.
The state’s gun rights struggle continues. Republican lawmakers, who are set to vote on the bill, say it may be an issue voters will have to face at the polls.
As a broad gun-control measure aims to ban assault weapons in Maryland, neighboring states are trying to woo away a Beretta factory, whose employees would be unable to buy some of the guns it produces.
Longtime gun control advocate Sarah Brady visited Gov. Martin O’Malley and leading Maryland lawmakers on Wednesday to promote a comprehensive measure backed by the governor to fight gun violence.
Anne Arundel County police say officers have arrested two people and seized more than $65,000 in marijuana, steroids and cash after a raid on a home in Glen Burnie.
Governor Martin O’Malley’s proposal to ban assault weapons is surely one of the most controversial items on the agenda in Annapolis.
U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen says he’s taking a noted Maryland gun control advocate to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech.
Maryland Rep. Andy Harris has scheduled a town hall this weekend to talk about Second Amendment rights and gun safety issues.