House clears two gun safety bills, but Senate may be roadblock

The House sent two bills to the Senate Thursday that would implement universal background checks and close the loophole linked to the 2015 mass shooting in Charleston, South Carolina.  “Gun violence is devastating our communities. Every day, 30 people are…

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.

Anti-gun Violence in Maryland

Approaching the two year anniversary of the Maryland Firearm Safety Act, state officials discuss the next steps in keeping Marylanders safe.

FIREARMS UPDATE: A look at Maryland’s Tighter Gun Law One Year after Implementation

Marylanders To Prevent Gun Violence joined together with elected officials to celebrate the one year anniversary of Maryland’s Firearms Safety Act. However, a local gun-owner says it has hurt his bottom line.

Maryland State Agencies Threatened by Cyberattacks

Incident reports acquired via Maryland Public Information Act request show that at least six cyber attacks have hit state agencies since early 2013.

Md. Delegate Looks to Outlaw 3-D Gun Printing

A Maryland Delegate hopes that by 2014, the 3-D printing of firearms parts will be illegal in the state.

45 Years Later, Tydings’ Gun Control Bill Remains a Cautionary Tale

As Congress debates new gun control measures, former Sen. Joseph Tydings’ story is increasingly relevant as an example of what can happen when a politician draws the ire of the gun lobby.

Gun Bill Passes in House, Moves Closer to Becoming Law

The House of Delegates approved a slightly modified version of Gov. Martin O’Malley’s gun control bill 78 to 61 Wednesday.

Annapolis Quiet at Start of House Gun Debate

The House of Delegates is expected to vote this week on Gov. Martin O’Malley’s gun control bill.

Senate Committee Advances Gov. O’Malley’s Gun Control Legislation

The Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee Thursday moved gun control legislation one step closer to passage in a 7 to 4 vote.