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12:26 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

Gun Safety Group Endorses Brown for MD Governor

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BETHESDA, Md. (AP) - The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence has endorsed Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown in Maryland's gubernatorial race.

The Brady campaign, which announced the endorsement Tuesday, cited Brown's support for a gun-control law enacted last year. The law bans 45 assault weapons and limits gun magazines to 10 rounds. It also requires handgun buyers to submit fingerprints to state police.

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8:41 am
Tue October 21, 2014

Hogan Gets Chris Christie Boost and NRA Endorsement

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BETHESDA, Md. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is making his second trip to Maryland to support Republican Larry Hogan's bid for governor.

Christie is scheduled to attend a fundraiser in Potomac on Tuesday morning. After that, he's scheduled to make a campaign stop at the Original Pancake House in Bethesda.

Christie is the chairman of the Republican Governors Association. He helped raise more than $400,000 last month at a fundraiser in Bethesda.

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11:58 am
Wed July 31, 2013

NRA Wins Round in Fight Over Guns and Public Housing In Delaware

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In a setback for the Wilmington Housing Atuhority the National Rifle Association has gotten the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals to send a restrictions on guns in public housing back to Delaware for a ruling by the state Supreme Court .

The three judge panel has asked the high court decide whether the Authority can…under the Delaware State constitution to limit the possession of firearms in its buildings and can require residents to provide copies of their license to own and carry a firearm, including one that is concealed.

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8:55 am
Thu February 7, 2013

Clash Over Gun Control in Annapolis

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Governor Martin O’Malley took to the state capital to testify for his proposals that would ban assault weapons and limit magazine capacities.

The Governor told the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee, “We choose to take on gun violence because life is precious.”

As the Democrat took the witness stand the National Rifle Association and conservative lawmakers drew hundreds of anti-gun control protests to a raucous rally denouncing the proposals.

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8:59 am
Tue August 28, 2012

Gun Restrictions in Delaware Public Housing Challenged

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DOVER, Del. (AP) - A federal judge's ruling upholding restrictions on guns in Delaware public housing is being challenged.


The judge last month ruled that the Wilmington Housing Authority could prohibit residents from possessing guns in common areas except when they are taking firearms to or from their living quarters.


Two plaintiffs who challenged the restrictions filed notice Monday that they are appealing the ruling.