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2nd Amendment advocates flocked to Annapolis for rally against gun control proposal by Gov. O’Malley

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WA TIMES

Second Amendment advocates flocked to Annapolis on Wednesday to rally and testify against a gun control proposal by Gov. Martin O’Malley, mounting a massive protest whose scale surprised some observers in the heavily Democratic state.

Mr. O’Malley, a Democrat, was among the first of more than 400 people scheduled to testify before the state’s Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee on the bill, which would ban assault weapons and require residents to obtain a license before purchasing handguns.

Before the hearing, more than 1,000 gun rights advocates gathered outside the State House to voice their disapproval, echoing scenes that have played out in other state capitals, where the push for gun control by Democratic leaders in the wake of last year’s school shooting in Newtown, Conn., is getting blowback from Republicans as well as many conservative and rural Democrats.

“It just seems to be rather punitive to the law-abiding citizens of this state like myself,” Tom Morris Jr., a Maryland resident and former correspondent for the TV series “America’s Most Wanted,” said during Wednesday’s hearing. “We can limit the capacity of magazines, but that’s not going to stop a criminal from putting in as many bullets as he can get.”
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» 8 Comments

  1. Maudie N Mandeville

    February 7th, 2013

    Bush haters, Paulbots, Tea Partiers, NRA; Obama has united the nation.

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  2. thirdtwin

    February 7th, 2013

    “Assault Weapons Advocates Lash Out Against Gun Safety, Threaten State House, Gov. O’Malley”

    FIFY

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  3. norman einstein

    February 7th, 2013

    The speaker in the video is right on many counts.
    “They fear you…they fear organized power.” Spot on.

    Bruce Willis:
    “If you think passing a law will keep insane people from getting their hands on a gun – then you don’t understand what insane means”.

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  4. Rightcoastgirl

    February 7th, 2013

    That’s Dan Bongino Norman. Keep an eye on him. He ran against Ben Cardin for Senate in 2012. Awesome guy and friend.

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  5. McFartus Spontaneous

    February 7th, 2013

    Cars dont kill people, drunk drivers kill people. Pilots dont fly jets into buildings, suicide hijackers do.. Face it Demonrats, people kill people, not inanimate objects. Will there ever be any jobs Mr President? Will the Sandy victims ever have a home Mr President? “sorry i cant answer that, im too involved into giving 20 million illegals thier citizenships & your jobs.”

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  6. Boobie the Rocket Dog

    February 7th, 2013

    Re: Rightcoastgirl- See post about Dan Bongino in the Bullpen.

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  7. KF

    February 7th, 2013

    My cousin in MD calls him O’Malady

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