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Tougher Gun Laws Under Consideration in Annapolis

March 17th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

Gun safety advocates and mental health professionals say legislation under consideration in Annapolis will strengthen gun safety and storage laws, and they're urging senators to pass it. WBAL reports supporters hope the same measure will not just reduce gun violence but also youth suicides. In an effort to continue to keep guns away from children, there are tougher gun laws under proposal in Annapolis this week as health experts say there's an ongoing crisis in the country concerning children and guns. Gun safety advocates took aim at irresponsible gun owners during a Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee hearing held this week on Senate Bill 676. The advocates are holding those gun owners responsible in shootings involving children. Karen Herren, legislative director of Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence…