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Moran's gun control bill faces tough opposition in Congress

A gun control bill that's one of the first pieces of legislation to be introduced in the 113th Congress is likely to face tough opposition.

Monday - 01/07/2013, 10:53am EST

Tags: gun control, Jim Moran, National Rifle Association

Panel on mentally ill gun access releases report

Gun should be taken away from anyone who is found by a licensed health care provider, educator or police to be a threat, a panel studying firearms access by the mentally ill recommended Wednesday.

Wednesday - 01/02/2013, 06:00pm EST

Tags: mental health, gun control, Maryland General Assembly, Martin OMalley

Va. gun sales brisk in wake of Newtown

Gun sales have increased in the wake of the Connecticut shootings that gave rise to talk about new guns restrictions. And Friday morning, business was brisk at local gun shops in Virginia.

Friday - 12/21/2012, 08:24pm EST

Tags: gun laws, gun sales, newtown, conn., Kathy Stewart

PG police buy back guns with special urgency this weekend

Some area gunowners who exchanged guns for gift cards Saturday in Prince George's County said that the Friday shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., factored in their decision to turn in their guns.

Saturday - 12/15/2012, 07:14pm EST

Tags: crime, Ari Ashe, Sandy Hook

More than 400 guns collected at Baltimore event

Baltimore City Council President Bernard "Jack" Young says more than 400 city residents got rid of firearms during a gun buyback event held in the wake of Friday's mass shooting at an elementary school in Connecticut.

Saturday - 12/15/2012, 05:32pm EST

Tags: crime, Sandy Hook

Prince George's police offer gift cards for guns

Prince George's County police will conduct its third Gift Cards for Guns event this weekend.

Wednesday - 12/12/2012, 04:10pm EST

Tags: police, crime, gift cards

Man orders flat-screen, gets semi-automatic

Seth Horvitz, a 38-year-old musician who lives in D.C., says he ordered a flat-screen TV from Amazon but the cardboard box delivered to his Brookland home contained the weapon.

Thursday - 08/09/2012, 06:53am EDT

Tags: Seth Horvitz, Dick Uliano, Brookland

Huge advertisement for guns coming to downtown D.C.

The District is relatively new to legal firearms, so the billboard soon to be placed on a downtown D.C. apartment building may come as a shock, or perhaps, as a welcome sign.

Monday - 08/06/2012, 03:05pm EDT

Tags: First Shots

Federal appeals court grants stay in Md. gun case

Maryland can continue enforcing its gun permit law requiring residents to show a "good and substantial reason" to carry handguns until a federal appeals court decides the matter, the court said Wednesday.

Wednesday - 08/01/2012, 05:53pm EDT

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