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.
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.
Carroll County is ending a decade-old ban on carrying firearms at county landfills.
Garrett County’s sheriff is asking county commissioners to support selective enforcement of Maryland’s new gun control law.
Over 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor’s own home.
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.
Gun control opponents gear up for a fight at the polls. A petition drive called Free State Petition may soon be up and running.
Governor Martin O’Malley’s proposal to ban assault weapons is surely one of the most controversial items on the agenda in Annapolis.
More than a thousand Marylanders landed in Annapolis Wednesday to protest Governor Martin O’Malley’s proposed gun legislation.
At a time when lawmakers around the country are considering tighter gun control measures, some weapons owners are thinking of ways to protect their Second Amendment rights. This comes as gun ranges across the country mark the first National Gun Appreciation Day.
Governor Martin O’Malley makes gun control his administration’s number one priority.
Maryland’s requirement that residents show a “good and substantial reason” to get a handgun permit is unconstitutional, according to a federal judge’s opinion filed Monday.