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Maryland A.G. Urges Total Handgun Ban

Wednesday, October 20, 1999

Today`s Washington Post is reporting, "Maryland Attorney General J. Joseph Curran is proposing a wide-ranging package of laws that would make the state`s gun control regulations among the strictest in the nation and says his ultimate goal is a ban on handguns." Ironically, Maryland has a crime rate 2.5 times that of neighboring Virginia (FBI UCR) but has jailed only 1/3 as many criminals for federal firearm law violations as Virginia (TRAC).

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