Anne Arundel County Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Holds Public CommentA county task force in Maryland that is studying ways to reduce gun violence is scheduled to hear public comment for the first time — days after a fake Facebook page that ridiculed task force members prompted the county's chief executive to denounce "bullying or intimidation by extremists."
Gun Safety Advocates Will March And Rally For Gun Reform In Baltimore This SaturdayGun safety advocates will march this Saturday, followed by a rally to honor the lives cut short by gun violence and demand "common-sense gun reform,"
Mayor Young Among 214 Mayors Calling On US Senate To Reconvene To Pass Gun LegislationIn a letter to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, the mayors cite two bills that had been passed in the House of Representatives earlier this year that they believe would "greatly strengthen the background check system,"
AACo Dems' Facebook Post Says 'Republicans Are To Blame For Mass Shootings'A Facebook post from the Anne Arundel County Democratic Party blaming Republicans for mass shootings is drawing significant reaction online.
Maryland Has Red Flag Law That Allows Police To Take Guns From People Who Pose Threats, Mentally IllDuring an address to the nation Monday following two mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, President Donald Trump condemned "racism, bigotry and white supremacy" and showed support for "red flag laws" that would prevent people deemed mentally ill from having access to weapons.
'Don't Lie For The Other Guy' | ATF, Local Police Target Illegal Gun PurchasersThe campaign warns against buying guns for others, which officials said can lead to deadly outcomes like in the infamous Joseph Palczynski case.
Ralph Northam Will Ask For 'Votes And Laws' Not 'Thoughts And Prayers' Following Virginia Beach ShootingVirginia Gov. Ralph Northam on Tuesday announced plans to recall state legislators to consider new legislation to address gun violence in the wake of a workplace shooting in Virginia Beach. Northam will convene a special session in order to pass "common sense public safety laws."
More Than 100 Weapons, 35,000 Rounds Of Ammunition Confiscated Under Maryland's Red Flag Law In PG County In Last YearOnce weapons are seized, the person does go before the court and has the chance to plead their case and defend themselves.
Locking Up Guns Could Reduce Teen And Childhood Firearm Deaths By A ThirdMost US households with children do not safely store firearms in the way the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends: locked up and unloaded. If parents simply locked up all their guns, then up to a third of gun suicides and accidental deaths among children and teens could be avoided, researchers estimate in a new study.
Measure To Require Background Checks On Private Rifle, Shotgun Sales And Ban Of 3D-Printed Gun Blueprints Fail In MarylandTwo gun-control measures are among the bills that received considerable notice but failed to pass the Maryland General Assembly.
Maryland Student Group Plans DC Walkout For Gun ControlMoco Students for Change plans to host another walkout on March 14 that honors the 17 people killed last year during a school shooting in Parkland, Florida.
Maryland Students Honor Parkland Victims With Gun Control ActivismA group of Maryland students are advocating for stricter gun control on the anniversary of the Parkland, Florida school shooting that took the lives of 17 people.
Debate Kicks Up As Advocates Call For Action On Gun ControlGun legislation in Annapolis continues to stir up debate as advocates for a bill requiring background checks for people purchasing rifles and shotguns are making their case with a powerful voice.
Maryland Lawmakers, Advocates To Discuss Gun Control BillsAdvocates want to ban "ghost guns" (guns that can be built at home) and close a background-check loophole for rifles and shotguns.
Baltimore Police Seize Multiple Firearms, Drugs, MoneyBaltimore Police seized various firearms and ammunition in the past two days, as well as guns and narcotics.