Tag: Firearms

Hopkins researchers find most gun owners aren’t safely storing their firearms

An empty gun safe. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

A team of researchers from the Johns Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School of Public Health found in a new survey that more than half of America’s gun owners aren’t locking their weapons away when not using them.

Federal Appeals Court Keeps Maryland’s Ban on Assault Weapons Intact


Assault weapons are not protected by the Second Amendment, a federal appeals court ruled yesterday in a case involving Maryland’s ban on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines.

Starting New Year’s Day, You Can Apply Online to Own a Gun in Maryland

Photo by Joshuashearn, via Wikimedia Commons

Nowadays, a business, organization or agency that wants to be accessible is better off having a website than sticking with the conventional brick-and-mortar, pen-and-paper model. That includes everyone from your plumber to, now, your state gun licensing authority.

The County’s Got Guns — and Drugs Too


A home in Gambrills County reminded everyone that Baltimore City isn’t the only place in Maryland where police can make a major drug/weapon bust. On Friday the 27th, Anne Arundel County police found $50,000 worth of marijuana and two-dozen firearms in the house of one Nicholas Vincent Dominick.