Gun Safety http://publicradiodelmarva.net en Maryland Delegate Questions Gun Application Process http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/maryland-delegate-questions-gun-application-process <p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - A Maryland delegate is asking the attorney general whether it's legal for state police to allow up to 200 employees from five agencies to view prospective gun buyers' information as the state churns through an application backlog.</p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 15:21:42 +0000 Don Rush 40872 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Maryland Delegate Questions Gun Application Process Expanded Gun Background Checks Makes Progress in Delaware http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/expanded-gun-background-checks-makes-progress-delaware <p></p><p>DOVER, Del. (AP) - A state House committee has voted to release a bill that expands criminal background checks for gun purchases in Delaware to cover sales between private sellers and buyers.</p><p>The measure cleared the Judiciary Committee on a 7-to-4 vote Wednesday and now heads to the full House.</p><p>Wednesday's vote came after the committee resumed a hearing on the measure after running out of time last week with opponents still waiting to speak against the bill. Committee members heard two more hours of public comment Wednesday.</p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 13:40:17 +0000 Don Rush 31104 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Expanded Gun Background Checks Makes Progress in Delaware Gun Background Check Hearing Extended in Delaware http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/gun-background-check-hearing-extended-delaware <p></p><p>DOVER, Del. (AP) - A state House committee has temporarily tabled a bill expanding criminal background checks for gun purchases in Delaware to include sales between private sellers and buyers. But it is expected to receive fresh scrutiny in coming days.</p><p>The bill was tabled in the House judiciary committee Wednesday after time ran out with more than a dozen people still waiting to speak.</p><p>The committee will resume consideration of the bill next week. The vast majority of people who spoke at Wednesday's committee meeting were opposed to the bill.</p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 12:29:32 +0000 Don Rush 30706 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Gun Background Check Hearing Extended in Delaware Rep. Andy Harris Holds Townhall on 2nd Amendment http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/rep-andy-harris-holds-townhall-2nd-amendment <p></p><p>OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Maryland Rep. Andy Harris has scheduled a town hall this weekend to talk about Second Amendment rights and gun-safety issues.</p><p>The Republican congressman's office said Tuesday the town hall will be held on Saturday in Ocean City.</p><p>The congressman's office says Maryland Delegates Mike McDermott and Charles Otto also are scheduled to attend.</p><p>In Annapolis, lawmakers are considering a comprehensive gun-control measure supported by Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley.</p> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 13:45:15 +0000 Don Rush 29092 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net Rep. Andy Harris Holds Townhall on 2nd Amendment Dover Teen Shot; 14-Year-Old Charged http://publicradiodelmarva.net/post/dover-teen-shot-14-year-old-charged <p>UPDATE 5-4-12 3:30 p.m.</p><p>A Dover teenage was shot last night in the abdomen, allegedly by a 14-year-old male.</p><p>Delaware State Police officials say the incident occurred Thursday at 8:20 p.m., at a residence on Park Lane.</p><p>According to reports, 14-year-old Kameron Scott, of Dover, retrieved a handgun from a bedroom inside the residence. He then approached a 15-year-old victim in the living room and pointed the gun at him.</p> Fri, 04 May 2012 16:19:28 +0000 Jamyla Krempel 12424 at http://publicradiodelmarva.net