Maryland bill strives to limit minors’ access to firearms

With amendments underway, a bill in the Maryland General Assembly looks to change the language of an existing law in order to reduce the risk of minors’ access to guns.

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…

Final day of General Assembly filled with sorrow as the legislature wraps up

Final day of General Assembly filled with sorrow as the legislature wraps up.

Coast Guard lieutenant appears in U.S. federal court on drug, gun charges

Federal prosecutors are calling him a domestic terrorist. Coast Guard Lieutenant Christopher Hasson, who lives in Silver Spring, appeared in U.S. Federal Court following his arrest on Friday, February 15, 2019, on drug and gun charges. Prosecutors say they found 15 guns and more than one thousand rounds of ammunition in Hasson’s home at the time of his arrest.

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.

After Jacksonville shootings, gamers think about danger in the real world

WASHINGTON — The August shooting at a Madden 19 tournament in Jacksonville that left two people dead and nine wounded continued to linger in gamers’ minds as they traveled to Washington to compete in the Red Bull Conquest Finals this…

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.

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.

Prince George’s Police Chief takes part in U.S. Senate democratic hearing on gun violence and school safety

WASHINGTON– Prince George’s County Police Chief Hank Stawinski joined with others directly impacted by gun violence in urging Congress to put politics aside and take action to do more to prevent attacks on schools.

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