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Biden Praises Maryland for Gun Control

April 18th, 2013 by WCBC Radio

Vice President Joe Biden praised Democratic Governor Martin O'Malley and the Maryland General Assembly this week for passing gun control legislation and urged Congress to pass a bipartisan plan for expanding background checks to more gun buyers. The Maryland General Assembly earlier this month passed a bill that would require people who buy a handgun to submit fingerprints to state police, bans 45 types of assault weapons, and limits gun magazines to 10 bullets. O'Malley proposed the legislation in the aftermath of December's massacre at a Newtown, Conn., elementary school. Biden said the governor and Maryland lawmakers showed great courage in supporting the gun control measure- despite strong opposition on some fronts…





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