Delegates are considering scaling back the assault weapons ban in Gov.
O'Malley blasted an email to supporters Thursday morning, calling on them to contact lawmakers to keep the assault weapons ban intact.
"Military-style assault weapons belong on the battlefield, NOT on the streets of our cities and towns," the email said. "We need you to ACT NOW."
Members of the
Lawmakers said they questioned whether banning the sale of the those guns, popular among gun-owners, would substantially cut down on gun violence to justify banning them.