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Maryland Gun Control

Supreme Court Won't Hear Challenge To Maryland Gun Law

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won't review a decision upholding a Maryland gun law that requires residents to demonstrate a "goo...

State's Gun Control Law Gets Second Challenge

AP | DAVID DISHNEAU | Posted 11.30.2013 | Politics

HAGERSTOWN, Md. — The state of Maryland fired back Monday at gun advocates seeking to block a new law creating some of the nation's toughest fir...

State's Gun Control Law Sparks Record Gun Sales

AP | BRIAN WITTE | Posted 09.28.2013 | Politics

PASADENA, Md. -- Maryland residents have been buying guns in record numbers before a law takes effect Tuesday, with provisions aimed at helping keep g...

Governor Signs Strict Gun-Control Measure

AP | BRIAN WITTE | Posted 05.16.2013 | DC

ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- Gov. Martin O'Malley has signed a gun-control measure to give Maryland some of the nation's tightest gun laws and the National Rifle...

Republican Holds Assault Rifle Raffle

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 04.23.2013 | DC

A Republican facing up to a year in jail for a 2012 drunken boating accident is now holding an unusual fundraiser for his 2014 reelection effort. ...

Md. Gun-Control Opponents To Back Planned NRA Lawsuit

The Baltimore Sun | Erin Cox | Posted 06.18.2013 | DC

Opponents of Maryland's tough new gun-control law said Wednesday that they will not seek to petition it to referendum and instead will back a lawsuit ...

15-Year-Old's Testimony Against Gun Control Goes Viral

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 04.11.2013 | Politics

As the debate over gun control legislation rages in Congress, the pro-guns testimony of 15-year-old Sarah Merkle has gone viral, with conservatives ju...

The Things That Work to Curb Gun Violence

Gov. Martin O'Malley | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics
Gov. Martin O'Malley

The children that were lost in Newtown were our children. The children that are lost to gun violence in neighborhoods throughout America are our children. And the lives that we can save tomorrow are our children's lives.

Another State Passes Strict Gun Control Legislation

AP | BRIAN WITTE | Posted 06.04.2013 | DC

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Maryland's already-strong gun laws will become among the strictest in the nation with a measure passed by the General Assembly ...

Gun Control Finds Unlikely Savior Close To GOP Heart

Howard Fineman | Posted 06.04.2013 | Politics
Howard Fineman

WASHINGTON -- Let's hear a round of applause for the Founding Fathers, those dead white men whom conservatives love to lionize. Had it not been for th...

State Set To Pass Stiff New Gun Control Measures

Reuters | Posted 06.03.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON, April 3 (Reuters) - Maryland was set to become the latest U.S. state to enact stiff gun control measures, with the approval on Wednesday...

Is This A Good Idea?

The Baltimore Sun | Ian Duncan | Posted 05.17.2013 | DC

A line of cars snaked around the government office parking lot, down Bendix Road and for up to half a mile along Route 108 in the late morning and the...

Maryland Moves Tough New Gun Control Bill Forward

Posted 02.28.2013 | DC

The Maryland Senate on Thursday passed a sweeping gun control bill that would give the state some of the country's strictest gun regulations. The B...

Hitler Comes Up At Gun Control Showdown

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 02.13.2013 | DC

The national gun control fight took center stage in Maryland on Wednesday afternoon, where a hearing on proposed gun control legislation got off to a ...

Maryland Governor Announces Sweeping Gun Control Plan

The Baltimore Sun | Julie Scharper and Erin Cox | Posted 03.16.2013 | DC

Gov. Martin O'Malley announced Monday broad details of a plan that would give Maryland among the nation's strictest gun laws. No one could buy a handg...