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2023 Final Legislative Wrap-Up

2023 Final Legislative Wrap-Up

The 2023 Maryland General Assembly Legislative Session ended on Monday, April 10. This first session since Governor Wes Moore took office was also the first since the United States Supreme Court handed down its June of 2022 NYSR&P v. Bruen decision. The Bruen...

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2022 General Assembly Wrap-Up

2022 General Assembly Wrap-Up

The 2022 Maryland General Assembly Legislative Session was a mixture of in-person and virtual hearings depending on when the hearing took place and which chamber was acting. Important questions about legislative accessibility are...

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2021 General Assembly Wrap-Up

2021 General Assembly Wrap-Up

The 2021 Maryland General Assembly Session has come to a close in a tumultuous and unusual year. Session took place during a highly restrictive environment in the midst of a global pandemic. Maryland is celebrating being the first...

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Suicide and Gun Violence

Suicide and Gun Violence

Nearly two thirds of all gun deaths in this country are self-inflicted.Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System (WISQARS) Fatal Injury Reports. A...

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Handgun Permit Review Board update

Handgun Permit Review Board update

Governor Hogan aligned himself with the gun lobby and vetoed the legislation that would eliminate the Handgun Permit Review Board. As you know, Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence made eliminating the HPRB one of our priorities for 2018. With your help, we prevailed...

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MPGV Legislative Recap for 2019 Session

MPGV Legislative Recap for 2019 Session

The Maryland General Assembly completed its 2019 legislative session and adjourned on Sine Die at midnight on Monday, April 9. After an extremely successful 2018 session, we were uncertain whether gun violence prevention would be prioritized in 2019. However, the...

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Sen. Chris Murphy praises Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence

Sen. Chris Murphy praises Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence

“Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence is doing critical work to bring the voices of those most directly affected by gun violence into the national dialogue. There are so many policy changes we can make to save lives, but we have to start by listening to people in...

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Five new GVP laws effective today

Five new GVP laws effective today

Today is a day to celebrate! Five critical gun violence prevention laws in Maryland are now in effect. Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence worked for years to make these a reality. These are the five laws now making Maryland streets safer: ERPO (Extreme Risk...

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Supreme Court & Upcoming Events

President Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, is a Second Amendment extremist and threatens decades of work strengthening Maryland’s gun laws. What do we know about Judge Kavanaugh’s views on gun laws? Judge Kavanaugh believes assault weapon...

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