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  • Baltimore endorsements [Editorial]

    Baltimore endorsements  [Editorial]
    The Sun makes endorsements in the following races in Baltimore City: District 40 Three incumbents are running for re-election in this district, which covers a large swath of Midtown and West Baltimore, but they have drawn an unusually large number...
  • Mom of 'handsome' felon starts 'Free Jeremy' page seeking $25,000

    Mom of 'handsome' felon starts 'Free Jeremy' page seeking $25,000
    The mother of a felon whose "handsome" booking photo went viral after it was posted on the Stockton Police Department's Facebook account is hoping to show a softer side of her son as she tries to raise funds for his legal defense. Katherine Angier...
  • Commentary: We're a nation held hostage by gun nuts

    There are only three sure things in life: death, taxes and the hell you'll pay if you say anything negative about guns in any context anywhere. Some people are particularly passionate in their support. You know what I'm talking about. And you know who...
  • The rage that causes mass murders is the real problem

    I don't own a gun. I would be scared to have one in my home. But I certainly feel adults of sound mind without criminal records should be allowed (with licenses and background checks) to own whatever guns they want, except military-grade, fully...
  • Sentences challenged for Maryland prisoners deemed to have violent pasts

    Sentences challenged for Maryland prisoners deemed to have violent pasts
    A little-noticed and highly technical Supreme Court decision is opening the way for dozens of federal inmates from Maryland to seek reduced sentences — even though trial judges found they had violent criminal pasts. For some, the high court...
  • Dr. George Woods on what went wrong in Isla Vista, and what we can do to curb such shootings

     Dr. George Woods on what went wrong in Isla Vista, and what we can do to curb such shootings
    To most of us, the mind of someone like Elliot Rodger is an opaque mystery. And there are those like Dr. George Woods, who has made it his life's work to clear away such mysteries. The Bay Area forensic and neuropsychiatrist consults in courts of law...
  • Parent of Columbine victim sees reminder of his ordeal in Isla Vista

    Parent of Columbine victim sees reminder of his ordeal in Isla Vista
    The big shootings still find their own awful way of hitting him. When he heard about the massacre of 26 children and adults in Newtown, Conn., in 2012, Tom Mauser fled to his office and cried. Two Saturdays ago, Mauser was at home when his wife,...
  • NRA apologizes for calling Texas open-carry gun demonstrators 'weird'

    NRA apologizes for calling Texas open-carry gun demonstrators 'weird'
    The National Rifle Assn. has learned the hard way not to mess with Texas. After chastising some of its Texas supporters for bringing long guns to fast-food outlets to demonstrate their commitment to gun rights, the NRA has been forced to apologize and...
  • NRA talks sense (then changes its mind) [Editorial]

    NRA talks sense (then changes its mind)  [Editorial]
    It is a comfort, albeit one of small caliber, to learn that there are actions people can take in the cause of gun rights that are so extreme they give pause to some poor soul within the headquarters of the National Rifle Association. Recent demonstrations...
  • O'Malley to endorse Frosh for attorney general

    O'Malley to endorse Frosh for attorney general
    Gov. Martin O'Malley is expected to endorse state Sen. Brian E. Frosh for the Democratic nomination for attorney general Thursday, Frosh's campaign announced. Del. Jon S. Cardin of Baltimore County, one of Frosh's two opponents in the June 24 primary,...
  • Misogyny and the co-opting of the Isla Vista tragedy

     Misogyny and the co-opting of the Isla Vista tragedy
    Since Elliot Rodger's deadly rampage in Isla Vista, we've heard the usual discussions. We've heard rants about spoiled rich kids (Rodger drove a BMW) and the alienating affects of video games (he was a "World of Warcraft" aficionado). We've heard about...