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CHICAGO (AP) — States with the most gun control laws have the fewest gun-related deaths, according to a study that suggests sheer quantity of measures might make a difference. But the research leaves many questions unanswered and won't settle...
Watch out, ladies and gentlemen, the Maryland Senate — where Democrats outnumber Republicans 35 to 12 — could be going weenie on gun control. Already, they're caving to the "gun enthusiasts" on the proposal to require a license to buy a...
Tags: The Washington Post, Firearms, Gun Control, Lobbying, Politics
This week may well be the time when lawmakers in Annapolis decide whether the gun control legislation they pass in the wake of the Newton, Conn., school shooting actually does some good to reduce the rates of violence in Maryland or just sounds good at...
Tags: Mental Health, Firearms, Criminals, Gun Control, Shootings
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelAmericans for Prosperity/Florida has released its 2012 rankings of the Florida congressional delegation. Not a lot of surprises — Marco Rubio and U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross of Lakeland each get an A+, while locally former U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams, R-...
WASHINGTON -- Four California Republican House members are among 13 GOP legislators being targeted by a pro-Obama advocacy group in a new online ad campaign urging them to back a more robust background check system for gun sales. Reps. Jeff Denham,...
Tom Daschle's latest book is, in simplest terms, a contemporary explainer of the U.S. Senate, its history and how it works. In "The U.S. Senate: Fundamentals of American Government," the Aberdeen native reminisces that had he not worked his way up...
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A couple of weeks ago, a visiting priest, the Rev. Daniel Webster, canon in the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland, gave an interesting sermon on “splintering.” One of his singular statements, concerning the universal Christian Church was: “...
Several thousand Marylanders went to Annapolis to voice their opinions on gun control Wednesday as the General Assembly began considering Gov. Martin O'Malley's sweeping proposal to impose new limits on the purchase of firearms. At a hearing before a...
People take a chance when they write about the old days. Chances are we will make a mistake, or two or three. Last week I wrote about the first Carrot Carnival in 1948. My friend Barbara Harrison called to remind me we entered Holtville High School as...
As .223-caliber bullets from an assault-style rifle pinged a torso-shaped target, state Del. Michael D. Smigiel Sr. videotaped his latest pupil squeezing off rounds from a gun and magazine targeted to be banned in Maryland. "You see why you wouldn't...
When our U.S. congressfolks postponed the federal debt ceiling showdown for three months, the political commentators told us they had once again "kicked the can down the road." As a concerned American, naturally I was, um, concerned. What was this can...
Mar 7, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
Feb 27, 2013 |Column| Baltimore Sun
Feb 25, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Feb 20, 2013 | Orlando Sentinel
Feb 22, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Feb 16, 2013 |Story| Aberdeen News
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Feb 10, 2013 |Story| Herald Mail
Feb 6, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Feb 6, 2013 |Column| Imperial Valley Press Online
Feb 4, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Feb 3, 2013 |Column| Hampton Roads Daily Press
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