I am ashamed to find out that the
Thankfully, both of our Maryland senators supported these measures, while 46 senators, including 90 percent of Republicans, opposed requiring criminal background checks on sales at gun shows and online.
Even more elected officials opposed banning assault weapons or large-scale ammunition magazines. Most shockingly, 57 of elected officials voted to allow a person who receives a "right to concealed carry" license in rural Wyoming or Texas to carry a concealed weapon in downtown Washington or Baltimore.
This is the height of insanity. Those opposed to the legislation said it wouldn't stop a criminal from getting a gun. But Newtown, Conn., school shooter
We know how to eliminate such mass shootings: Outlaw assault weapons and large ammunition clips.
The most disturbing votes were those of the so-called moderates, who showed they are really extremists willing to do whatever the
This shameful result does not need to be permanent. We must tell these so called "elected officials" to listen to America and strengthen our gun laws.
Al Liebeskind, Columbia