Blaming Mass Shootings On Mental Illness Is 'Inaccurate' And 'Stigmatizing', Experts SayMental health experts, including representatives from the American Psychological Association, have called it "unfounded" to blame mass shootings on mental illness in place of considering other possible factors, such as hate, bigotry and access to assault weapons.
Bank Of America Plans To Stop Lending To Makers Of Assault WeaponsBank of America says it plans to stop lending money to gunmakers that produce military-style firearms for civilians.
Maryland AG Urges Supreme Court To Uphold Weapons BanBrian Frosh has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to affirm a decision upholding the state's ban on military-style assault weapons.
US Appeals Court Upholds Maryland Assault Weapons BanA federal appeals court has upheld Maryland's ban on 45 assault weapons and a 10-round limit on gun magazines.
Federal Judge Rejects Request To Delay New Gun Laws A major blow to opponents of Maryland's new gun control laws: a federal judge has denied a request to delay the laws from taking effect.
Hearing Set Tuesday On Md. Gun Control ChallengeA federal judge in Baltimore will hear a challenge to Maryland's new gun-control law Tuesday, the same day the measure containing some of the nation's tightest firearm restrictions is scheduled to take effect.
Petition Drive Falls Flat; Gun Control Law Won't Go To VotersA petition to try and send new gun control laws to Maryland voters has failed, making the legislation effective in just months.
New Ad Campaign To Launch In Support Of Firearm Safety ActGovernor 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.
Gov. O'Malley Signs Gun Control, Gas Tax Bills Into LawAssault rifles--banned. Gun buying--limited. The governor signs Maryland's tough new gun law, and it's already meeting major resistance.
Beretta Wooed By Other States Due To Md. Gun BillAs 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.
Thousands March For Gun Control In WashingtonThousands of people, many holding signs with names of gun violence victims and messages such as "Ban Assault Weapons Now," joined a rally for gun control on Saturday, marching from the Capitol to the Washington Monument.
Gonzales Poll Shows Most Marylanders Oppose Gas Tax, Favor Assault Weapons BanA Gonzales Poll asks voters to weigh in on the two things Ben Franklin said to be certain--death and taxes. And no tax right now sees more opposition than the gas tax.
Opponents Of Gun-Control Measures To Rally Opponents of gun control legislation are planning a demonstration next to the Maryland State House.