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Bill Proposed To Allow National Guard To Carry Weapons On Base

July 22nd, 2015 by WCBC Radio

In the wake of last week's deadly shootings at the Navy installations in Tennessee, a Maryland lawmaker is proposing a bill to let Maryland National Guard soldiers carry weapons for protection while on base. He's been an airman in the Maryland National Guard for seven years, and Senate Minority Leader J.B. Jennings told WBAL radio that  many of his fellow National Guard soldiers are worried about their safety, especially after last week's shootings in Chattanooga, where five sailors and Marines died. It's why Jennings pre-filed a bill for the January Maryland General Assembly session…

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