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Aug 28, 2023

Anne Arundel County expands gun lock program to all library branches

Free gun safety locks are now available at all 15 open public library branches in Anne Arundel County.

Jun 21, 2023

Ballistics experts can’t testify that recovered bullets match firearms, Md. high court rules

The field of firearms identification is not reliable enough to allow expert testimony linking crime scene bullets to specific guns, Maryland's top court ruled.

May 17, 2023

Supreme Court lets Illinois keep ban on sale of some semiautomatic guns for now

The Supreme Court said Illinois can, for now, keep in place a new law that bars the sale of certain semi-automatic guns and large-capacity magazines.

Maryland Gov. Wes Moore talks to reporters during a media availability on April 27, 2023 in Annapolis. Moore said he is planning to sign gun-control legislation approved by the Maryland General Assembly earlier this month. (AP Photo/Brian Witte)
Apr 27, 2023

Moore says he plans to sign gun control bills

Maryland Gov. Wes Moore said he is planning to sign gun-control measures approved by lawmakers in response to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling last year.

Apr 20, 2023

Maryland’s stricter gun laws await Moore’s signature

Three important pieces of gun legislation passed in the final days of the Maryland General Assembly session, one in the final hours, and not without heated debate.

Apr 12, 2023

Maryland sheriff charged in illegal gun rental scheme

A Maryland sheriff repeatedly lied to federal authorities to help a local firearms dealer illegally obtain machine guns and rent them out to his customers, according to a federal grand jury indictment.

Apr 4, 2023

Minnesota gun ruling is latest citing Supreme Court decision

A federal court ruling that a Minnesota law prohibiting 18-to-20-year-olds from obtaining permits to carry handguns in public is unconstitutional remains on hold.

Girls write messages on March 28, 2023, on crosses at an entry to Covenant School that has become a memorial for the victims of the school shooting at the Nashville, Tennessee, school. (AP Photo/John Amis)
Mar 29, 2023

Mass shootings seldom shift partisan policies despite outcry

Public outrage is swift following mass shootings. But what comes next from policymakers often depends on which political party is in charge of a state.

Mar 21, 2023

Federal judge blocks key parts of California handgun law

A federal judge blocked key provisions of a California law that drastically restricts the sale of new handguns in the state.

President Joe Biden speaks about threats to democracy on Nov. 2, 2022, at the Columbus Club in Union Station, near the U.S. Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Mar 14, 2023

Biden issues order to strengthen gun background checks

President Joe Biden signed an executive order aiming to increase the number of background checks to buy guns.

Mar 14, 2023

Controversial gun control bill advances in Md. Senate

The Maryland Senate passed a controversial gun bill that limits the circumstances where someone can carry a weapon even with a concealed carry permit.

"Ghost guns," made from build-it-yourself kits, are virtually untraceable. (AP Photo/Haven Daley, File)
Mar 13, 2023

Federal court order blocks sales of ghost guns in New York

A federal judge issued a court order that immediately halts 10 gun distributors from selling or shipping gun parts and kits to New York.

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