Open Government Advocates Say Obama Progress on FOIA Not Enough

Five years after President Barack Obama promised to make the government more transparent, open government advocates praised the progress to date while outlining several areas for improvement at a congressional hearing Wednesday.

Gun Rights Advocates Rally Against O’Malley’s Gun Control Bill

Gun rights advocates rallied in Annapolis against proposed assault weapons ban, magazine size limits and increased licensing for firearms.

Maryland Boy Scouts Prepare for Possible End of Gay Ban

The Boy Scouts of America announced that it is considering changing its stance against openly gay scouts and volunteers.

Maryland State Police Face a Lengthy Backlog of Background Checks, Gun Dealers Say

A Maryland State Police backlog of background checks has increased Maryland’s seven day waiting period for new gun purchases to nearly three weeks, according to Maryland gun dealers and customers.

Fear Drives Gun Sales Sky High in Maryland

Fears of new gun control regulations proposed by President Barack Obama and Gov. Martin O’Malley have intensified sales at Maryland gun shops.