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Report: Maryland Gun Laws Among Toughest in Nation

A report ranks Maryland as having the fourth-toughest firearms laws in the nation, placing it behind California, Connecticut and New Jersey.

12/10/2013

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D.C. Again Asks Judge to Uphold Gun Laws

District of Columbia officials are again asking a judge to uphold gun registration requirements put in place after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the city’s decades-old ban on handguns in 2008.

11/05/2013

When President Barack Obama picked B. Todd Jones to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, it looked like the moment had arrived when the beleaguered ATF would reassert itself as an agency with teeth.(Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Despite Gun Control Debate, ATF Boxed In By Politics

When President Barack Obama picked B. Todd Jones to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, it looked like the moment had arrived when the beleaguered ATF would reassert itself as an agency with teeth.

10/06/2013

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Va. Gov. McDonnell: Navy Yard Shooting Shouldn’t Provoke New Gun Limits

Even though the weapon used to carry out last week’s Washington Navy Yard bloodshed was bought in Virginia, Gov. Bob McDonnell says that’s no reason to tighten the state’s firearms access laws.

09/24/2013

President Barack Obama speaks during a memorial service at the Marine Barracks September 22, 2013 honoring victims of the September 16, 2013 shooting at the Washington Navy Yard that took 12 lives. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Full Text: President Obama’s Remarks at Navy Yard Memorial Service

President Barack Obama called for a change in the nation’s gun laws as he led a memorial service Sunday for victims of the Washington Navy Yard shooting.

09/22/2013

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Md. AG Says Gun-Control Bill Constitutional

Maryland’s comprehensive gun-control measure is constitutional, Attorney General Doug Gansler wrote in a 25-page legal review made public on Wednesday.

05/08/2013

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Police Take About 30 Guns From Maryland Home

Police seized more than 30 guns — including seven AK-47s — along with several sets of body armor, ammunition and drugs from a Maryland house.

04/11/2013

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) stated that Hollywood and video games can't be blamed for violent crimes as much as poor gun control laws. (Photo by Freddie Lee/Fox News via Getty Images)

Pelosi: Link Between Hollywood And Violent Crime Weak, Gun Laws The Real Problem

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi rebuffed legislation on violent Hollywood movies and video games, instead saying that gun laws are the largest proven culprit of America’s violent crimes.

02/12/2013

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Police Won’t Charge Man for Bringing Loaded Assault Rifle Into Grocery Store

Charlottesville police say a man who brought a loaded semi-automatic rifle into a Kroger store won’t be charged. Police tell media outlets that the unidentified 22-year-old man didn’t break any laws.

01/28/2013

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Rapper T.I. Says Complete Gun Ban Is A Bad Idea

T.I. recently offered his take on the latest gun debate just in time for Vice President Joe Biden’s assessment. “The only people who are going to have guns, are the ones willing to break the law.”

01/12/2013

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