Md. lawmakers expect education to dominate 2020 session

Reforming Maryland’s public education system. Building new schools. Addressing gun safety. Funding the state’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities. These are some of the issues that Maryland state lawmakers expect to dominate the 2020 General Assembly session.

New gun range preaches safety in town of school shooting

Steve and Cindi Thomas believe that their public indoor range in Southern Maryland is a needed, secure environment for the community to practice and learn about firearms. 
“We want to provide a safe place for people to come and shoot year round,” Steve Thomas said. “(But) it’s Southern Maryland. Just like most places around the country right now, people are running out of places to shoot their gun (safely).”

Van Hollen blasts McConnell over Senate inaction on gun bill

WASHINGTON – Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Maryland, lambasted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Wednesday for inaction on gun control legislation, saying it would be “grossly irresponsible” for the Kentucky Republican to not bring up legislation for a Senate vote. “It’s…

Senate committee hears testimony on regulations for shotguns and rifles

A survivor and widow of last summer’s deadly attack on the Annapolis Capital-Gazette were among those testifying before the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee on Wednesday in favor of a bill that would place new regulations on the sale of shotguns and rifles. NRA and 2A Maryland representatives argued against the proposed change saying long guns have not been a significant source of crime weapons in the state.

Mothers take on State House to push for additional gun control

They call themselves “Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America” and members of the Maryland chapter came to Annapolis on Thursday to push for new gun control provisions. The moms and their supporters say they want the legislature to ban “ghost guns” and 3D printed guns as well as require background checks for anyone wanting to buy a shotgun or long guns.

Battle for Maryland’s only open House seat puts focus on Trump policies

GAITHERSBURG, Maryland – President Donald Trump wasn’t in attendance during a Tuesday debate in Maryland’s 6th Congressional District, but his controversial comments and policies came up several times during the night.   That was not much of a surprise in…

Students talk school safety, gun control with Senator Ben Cardin

Students at the Seed School, a public boarding school in Baltimore, come from around the state. But despite the safe environment at their school, they are more than aware of the dangers around them. On Thursday, they had the opportunity to take their concerns and suggestions directly to Maryland’s senior U.S. Senator Ben Cardin.

The Washington Bullpen, Episode 9

In episode 9 of “The Washington Bullpen,” CNS reporters Jarod Golub and Julia Karron discuss the March For Our Lives, Stormy Daniels’ appearance on “60 Minutes” and Mark Zuckerberg’s potential appearance at congressional hearings due to the Cambridge Analytica data…

Thousands rally in DC for March for Our Lives

Just days after the fatal shooting at Great Mills High School in St. Mary’s County in Southern Maryland, more than 100 students from the high school joined with hundreds of thousands of others from around the country in taking to the streets of Washington, D.C. last Saturday for the March for Our Lives.

Thousands of DMV students stage walkout for stricter gun regulation and greater school security

Students from Montgomery County’s Winston Churchill High School joined with thousands of other students from around the area on Wednesday in a walk-out, 17-minute silent protest and open call to the White House and Congress for better protections for students in school and additional gun control legislation.

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