assault weapons http://publicradiodelmarva.net en Maryland Gun Law Can Go Forward, Court says http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/maryland-gun-law-can-go-forward-court-says <p>BALTIMORE (AP) - A federal judge has refused to block implementation of Maryland&#39;s new gun control law.</p><p>U.S District Judge Catherine Blake in Baltimore on Tuesday said plaintiffs in two lawsuits failed to show that implementation would cause irreparable harm to prospective gun buyers and gun shops.</p><p>Blake refused to grant an emergency stay of the law. The plaintiffs&#39; attorneys say they would continue to seek a court order to block the measures.</p><p>Tuesday&#39;s hearing comes on the same day the law took effect.</p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 13:10:26 +0000 Don Rush 42220 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Maryland Gun Law Can Go Forward, Court says Delaware Governor Signs Last of Gun Control Laws http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/delaware-governor-signs-last-gun-control-laws <p>Delaware Governor Jack Markell signed a gun control measure yesterday that would require reporting of a lost and stolen firearm within seven days of the owner discovering a weapon is missing.</p><p>The measure is aimed at eliminating “straw purchases” which involves individuals buying guns to be illegally given to those who cannot obtain one.</p><p>Markell says that this legislation is probably the last gun control law for now.</p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 13:04:20 +0000 Don Rush 35960 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Delaware Governor Signs Last of Gun Control Laws MD House of Delegates Approves Gun Control Bill http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/md-house-delegates-approves-gun-control-bill <p></p><p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - The Maryland House of Delegates has approved a gun-control measure proposed by Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley.</p><p>The House voted 78-61 Wednesday for the bill.</p><p>It has a number of differences from a measure the Senate passed more than a month ago. The two chambers will have to work out the differences before the General Assembly adjourns at midnight Monday.</p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 14:11:11 +0000 Don Rush 31956 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net MD House of Delegates Approves Gun Control Bill Gun Legislation Up Before On Maryland House of Delegates http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/gun-legislation-maryland-house-delegates <p></p><p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - The Maryland House of Delegates is scheduled to take up Gov. Martin O'Malley's gun-control measure.</p><p>The House is planning to consider changes to the bill on Tuesday.</p><p>Two House panels voted 27-18 on Friday to move the bill to the floor.</p> Tue, 02 Apr 2013 12:48:20 +0000 Don Rush 31767 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Gun Legislation Up Before On Maryland House of Delegates