WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Friday he believes he has influence to rally Republicans around stronger federal background check laws as Congress and the White House work on a response to last weekend’s mass shootings in Texas and Ohio. ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS – Legislation to ban the possession or use of bump stocks on guns drew heavy criticism Wednesday from gun-rights advocates who said the bill could be dangerous for weaker shooters and turn sportsmen into criminals while doing nothing to ...Read More »
The month of April has at best been a month during which events have generated serious questions about our federal government’s ability to protect its citizens, as well as its ability to institutionally respect and respond to the will of the huge majority of the people officials were elected to represent.Read More »
A few government and politics headlines for Tuesday.
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Sen. Brian E. Frosh says the National Rifle Association's decision to fight Maryland's yet-to-be-signed gun control law in court rather than at the polls shows the pro-gun organization knows state voters would uphold the law.Read More »
BERLIN — Since mid-December, Bob Arthur has watched as the time Maryland State Police need to review a gun application stretched to more than a month. For the owner of Shooters Supply and other shop owners, the reason is simple: ...Read More »
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A federal judge ruled Monday there is no constitutional right to carry a hidden gun in public — a decision that dealt a setback to gun-rights advocates who had challenged how much discretion California law enforcement officials ...Read More »