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Md. Democratic leaders put support behind ‘common sense’ gun bills


ANNAPOLIS — Democratic legislative leaders put their support behind a trio of proposed gun laws they called “common sense” and said should have bipartisan support. The bills, backed by House Speaker Michael E. Busch and Senate President Thomas V. Mike ...

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Legislation would ban guns on Md. public college campuses

Sen. Rich Madaleno Jr. (File)

ANNAPOLIS – A package of bills aimed at preventing gun violence includes a measure that would ban firearms from the campuses of the state’s public colleges and universities. The proposal, sponsored by Sen. Richard S. Madaleno Jr., D-Montgomery, includes exceptions ...

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Van Hollen: Ban gun sales in Md. to those on FBI Terrorist list

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen is urging Gov. Larry Hogan to “explore every possible state action” to stop gun sales to dangerous individuals, particularly those on the FBI Terrorist Watchlist. Van Hollen, a Democrat, sent a letter to ...

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Mount Airy men charged with making, selling illegal assault rifles

Frederick city police say they’ve charged two Mount Airy men with selling illegal assault rifles they made from legally purchased parts. Police said Monday that the AR-15 rifles lacked serial numbers, making them untraceable. Lt. Clark Pennington says an undercover ...

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Lawsuit over gun range ear muffs ends quietly

gilbert's gun range

A Hyattsville woman has withdrawn her lawsuit against a Rockville shooting range that she claims caused her permanent hearing loss. Saleena R. Gilliard alleged Gilbert Indoor Shooting Range did not properly instruct her how to wear her protective ear muffs and as a result will "likely require hearing aids for the duration of her life," according to her complaint.

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