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C. Fraser Smith: Giving up on guns

If we hadn’t given up on controlling gun violence after the 2012 massacre in Newtown, the last shred of hope withered after the killings in Charleston. A pathetic drill replaces hope. Not again, we say to ourselves  before we say: Of ...

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Appeals court will hear Maryland gun case in March

Sen. Brian Frosh

The Maryland Licensed Firearms Dealers Association Inc. and other gun-rights advocates told the 4th Circuit that a federal judge in Baltimore used the wrong standard when she upheld the 2013 Firearm Safety Act in August.

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Families of Newtown victims sue rifle manufacturer

Firearms training detective Barbara J. Mattson, of the Connecticut State Police, holds up a Bushmaster AR-15 rifle during legislative subcommittee hearing in January 2013.

HARTFORD, Conn. — The families of nine of the 26 people killed and a teacher wounded two years ago at the Sandy Hook Elementary School filed a lawsuit Monday against the manufacturer, distributor and seller of the rifle used in ...

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