D.C. Mayor Orders Indiana Travel Ban for City EmployeesWashington's mayor has banned city employees from traveling to Indiana because of a bill that critics say would allow businesses to deny services to gay customers.
Retailers, Distributors Agree to Powdered Alcohol Ban in Md.Alcohol wholesalers and distributors in Maryland have agreed to a voluntary ban on the distribution and sale of powdered alcohol.
Baltimore City Council Approve Plastic Bag Ban, Body Camera BillsThe Baltimore City Council has gone from a bill to charge a fee for the use of plastic bags to an outright ban.
D.C. Considers Ban on American Indian NicknamesThe D.C. Council will consider banning racially based nicknames for public schools in the nation's capital.
Montgomery County Considering Styrofoam Ban Lawmakers in Montgomery County are proposing legislation that would ban the use of plastic foam food containers.
House GOP to DC: Guns OK, Pot DangerousThe House has added an amendment to a spending bill that would undo the District of Columbia's gun-control laws.
NRA Seeks To Block Gun Magazine Ban The National Rifle Association is asking Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy to block enforcement of a California city ordinance that bans gun magazines capable of holding more than 10 bullets.
US Appeals Court Sets Va. Same-Sex Case for May A federal appeals court has tentatively scheduled May arguments on Virginia's constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.
Judge: Va. Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional A federal judge ruled Thursday that Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, making it the first state in the South to have its voter-approved prohibition overturned.
Va. Court Asked to Note Ky. Gay Marriage Ruling With a ruling on Virginia's ban on gay marriages pending, the Virginia Attorney General's Office asked a federal judge to take note of a recent ruling in Kentucky that said the state must recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states.
Feinstein To Introduce Assault Weapons Ban In CongressThe school shooting in Newtown, Conn., is expected to bring about a bill calling for a ban on assault weapons at the start of the new Congress.