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.
Maryland Lawmakers To Get Briefing On 'Red Flag' LawThe law allows law enforcement officials, mental health providers, certain family members and intimate partners to petition a court to restrict firearms access.
First Month Of Red Flag Law Draws 114 Requests For Removing GunsThe first month of the "Red Flag Law" drew more than 100 requests, with most coming from family members and spouses.
Great Mills Shooting Survivors Plan Rally After Capital Gazette ShootingStudents from Great Mills high school are helping to lead a gun-control rally in the wake of the Capitol Gazette shooting last month.
Gun Rights Advocates Challenge Maryland Bump Stock BanA gun rights group has filed a federal lawsuit challenging Maryland's recently enacted ban on devices that increase the rate of fire of semi-automatic firearms.
Dick's Sales Soar Without Assault RiflesBack in February, Dick's Sporting Goods made a bold decision to stop selling assault style rifles and high capacity magazines. Executives there braced for pain. Instead they got good news.
Hopkins Survey Finds Gun Owners, Non-Gun Owners Agree On Many Safety ProposalsA national survey conducted by Johns Hopkins University found that gun owners and non-gun owners largely agree on gun control policies.