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.

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.

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.

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