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Expect MD Lawmakers To Push For Additional Gun Control Measures During Session

December 24th, 2018 by WCBC Radio

After a year where the state has been shaken by highly publicized shootings, expect lawmakers to push for additional gun control measures during the upcoming General Assembly session.  In March, Jaelynn Willey was fatally shot by a classmate at Great Mills High School in southern Maryland before the 17-year-old gunman shot and killed himself. In June, a man with a shotgun attacked The Capital newspaper office, killing five employees.  In September, a woman killed three people at a Maryland warehouse before she shot herself. Authorities said she had been diagnosed with mental illness in 2016, but had legally purchased the handgun she used in the attack. Delegate Wendell Beitzel…

  

One Response to “Expect MD Lawmakers To Push For Additional Gun Control Measures During Session”

  1. December 25, 2018 at 7:49 pm, E Broadwater said:

    Maryland already has some of the strictest gun laws in the nation. It’s interesting that we can have a hunting season with hundreds of hunters armed with guns…no mass shootings, we can have hundreds of people armed with guns while shooting at gun ranges…no mass shootings.
    When will we begin to look at the individuals who commit these crimes, and address their mental stability, instead of restricting the gun rights of law abiding citizens?
    When we hear of a person killing people by running them over with their car, we don’t ever talk about banning cars, do we?

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